No. 52

23 September 1996


Iraqi Oil Exports May Not Start Until 1997, Says Ghali

The UN Secretary General Dr. Butros Ghali said last week that the Iraqi oil-for-food plan under Security Council resolution 986 faced problems that could delay implementation until 1997. Dr. Ghali told Agence France Presse(AFP) on 19 September that the delay is related to two problems. The first is the security of UN inspectors in northern Iraq. "It is clear after what happened in the north...