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US Opposes Lifting Of Iraqi Oil Sanctions In Foreseeable Future

In the last two weeks the US has launched a pre-emptive diplomatic blitz toforestall any attempt by the Security Council to lift Iraqi oil sanctions in theforeseeable future. The avowed purpose of the campaign is to ensure thatWashington has a solid majority in the Security Council and that it does nothave to resort to a veto to block moves to lift the sanctions if Mr. Rolf Ekeus,the head of the...