NO. 43

26 JULY 1993

The Political Scene

UNSCOM head Rolf Ekeus has defused the immediate crisis over the monitoringof missile test sites in Iraq and has obtained assurances that Iraq will complywith Resolution 715, although these assurances may or may not be linked tounacceptable demands. US Secretary of State Warren Christopher is to visit theregion in a further American attempt to break the stalemate in the bilateralpeace negotiations.

Ekeus Visit Defuses Confrontation

To hear the...