NO. 31


Iraq And Russia Reinforce Oil And Economic Deals But ImplementationRemains In Sanctions Limbo

Upon examination, it is evident that the economic agreement initialed by Iraqand Russia in Baghdad last week does not actually break any new ground, butrather serves to follow up and reinforce the protocols on joint oil andindustrial development projects in Iraq signed by the two sides in Septemberlast year (MEES, 26 September 1994). These deals included plans for the...