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Iraq Moscow Accords Renew Leading Role for Russia In Iraqi Oil Industry

The agreements concluded in Moscow earlier this month between the Iraqi TradeMinister Dr. Muhammad Mahdi Salih and the Russian Foreign Economic RelationsMinister Oleg Davydov are of considerable significance in that they representthe first public bilateral accords of their type signed since the UN sanctionswere imposed in August 1990. In essence, the Moscow deals - which cover thecontinued...