Iraq's Impatience on Sanctions May Widen Split in UN Council UN Monitoring Effort of Arms Destruction Is Seen as Final Hurdle
Lucia Mouat,, The Christian Science Monitor
IRAQ'S impatience with biting United Nations economic sanctions is sure to be a major theme of Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz's address to the General Assembly tomorrow.
The remarks may further deepen a growing split on the issue inside the UN Security Council. Yet any lifting of the oil-sales embargo, part of the sanctions package imposed in August 1990 on Iraq after it moved into Kuwait, is not expected before mid-1995 at the earliest.
The Council's next review of Iraqi sanctions will not be held until mid-November. But early next week Rolf Ekeus, head of the UN special commission that oversees the elimination of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, is …
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Publication information: Article title: Iraq's Impatience on Sanctions May Widen Split in UN Council UN Monitoring Effort of Arms Destruction Is Seen as Final Hurdle. Contributors: Lucia Mouat, - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: October 6, 1994. Page number: 2. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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