NO. 24



UN Consultations Open No Prospect Of Lifting Iraqi Sanctions This Year

The UN Security Council is expected once again to roll-over its sanctionsagainst Iraq when it holds its periodic review of the issue at the end of thisweek. Nor is the Council likely to take any action which might give a hopefulsignal to the Iraqi Government that an end to the oil embargo could be in sight.Iraqi efforts to solicit French cooperation on the matter have not provedfruitful and...