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Husain Kamil's Defection Dampens Hopes Of Lifting Of Sanctions

The defection to Jordan of Gen. Husain Kamil, Iraq's former Minister ofIndustry and President Saddam Husain's son-in-law, has once again dimmed theprospects that Iraqi oil sanctions will be lifted in accordance with paragraph22 of Resolution 687. In an attempt to cut its losses, Baghdad has withdrawn the31 August deadline it set for UNSCOM Chairman Rolf Ekeus and has invited him tovisit Baghdad as...