NO. 21


Statement by the Kuwaiti Oil Minister

The following statement was issued by the Kuwaiti Oil Minister, Mr. 'Ali al-Baghli,on 16 February:

In recognition of the sympathetic position adopted by the member countries ofOPEC in the face of the treacherous aggression suffered by Kuwait, and in viewof Kuwait's concern for the unity of OPEC and its support for the vital role ofthe organization in stabilizing the oil market, and given its determination tohelp OPEC conclude...