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UN Sanctions Committee Approves Marine Shuttle Between Jebel Ali And UmmQasr

MEES learns that the UN Sanctions Committee has agreed in principle to aUnited Arab Emirates (UAE) request for a direct marine link between Jebel Aliport in the UAE emirate of Dubai and the port of Umm Qasr in southern Iraq. Aship would shuttle between the two Gulf ports on a regular basis carrying foodand other UN approved supplies to Iraq. In essence, the Sanctions Committee is...