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Iraq's SOMO Asks Oil Companies To Lobby Security Council To Lift Sanctions

Mr. Fadhil Othman, head of Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO)sent a telex on 16 September to international oil companies that have beentraditional buyers of Iraqi oil asking that "they request directly orindirectly the UN, specifically the Security Council, to fulfill its obligationstowards Iraq and implement article 22 of Security Council resolution 687"which calls for the...