NO. 7



Iraq Criticizes Rise in Production by OPEC States; 'Aziz to Ask SecurityCouncil for Easing of Sanctions

Mr. Usama al-Hiti, the Iraqi Oil Minister, has criticized the rise in oilproduction by Iran, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait saying that such actions run counterto OPEC decisions as well as the interests of the developing countries. Mr. Hititold the Iraqi News Agency on 9 November that among the reasons behindoverproduction at this time of the year was the desire...