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US Has Encouraging Talks With Turkey On Iraqi Oil Pipeline Flushing

Although some progress has been registered in the ongoing saga of theproposed flushing of the Iraqi-Turkish oil pipeline with Turkey's acceptance topay 30% of the value of the Iraqi-owned crude to the UN Compensation Commission(see related story on page A4), it is still too early to speak of a done deal onthe subject between Turkey and the US or the UN. A good deal of negotiationremains to be...