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7 OCTOBER 1991

Turkey's Demand For Increased Transit Fees May Delay Resumption of IraqiOil Exports

Turkey's demand for a very substantial increase in pipeline transit fees onIraqi oil exports has introduced another complicating factor into the alreadyconvoluted saga on the UN plan for Iraqi oil sales. Already, under the best ofcircumstances, no restart of Iraqi oil deliveries could be expected much beforeNovember. Now Turkey's insistence on a massive uplift in transit payments...