Iraq

December 3, 2000

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Iraq is free to set the price of its own oil, Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz said Sunday after Baghdad halted crude exports in a pricing row with th

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Trade between Iraq and India has equaled $520 million since the UN oil-for-food program was launched in December 1996.

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The price of crude oil slipped Friday despite Iraq\'s decision to suspend exports as traders expected the gap would be filled by Saudi Arabia and US emergency reserves if necessary.

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Iraq is ready to renew dialogue with the United Nations in the New Year on ending a decade-old embargo, but strictly on its own terms, which rule out the return of arms inspectors. \"Iraq has already

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News Agencies reported that Export-Stopping Deadlock of Iraq oil continues. Iraq's State Oil company informed the United Nations on Friday that stands by its proposed oil prices for December, which we

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Confronted with Iraq’s latest move to disrupt its crude exports, the U.N. Security Council is still prepared to authorize the next six-month phase of the oil-for-food program that would begin on Decem

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With the world facing an imminent halt to Iraq's oil exports, the UN said Thursday that buyers could take delivery of Iraqi crude without paying for it until a dispute over the price is resolved.

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The United Nations confirmed reports on Friday that Iraq had stopped exporting oil through the only two outlets it is allowed to use under the UN's sanctions regime.

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The price of crude oil slipped Friday despite Iraq\'s decision to suspend exports as traders expected the gap would be filled by Saudi Arabia and US emergency reserves if necessary.

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Iraq halted oil shipments through the Turkish port of Ceyhan late on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the Turkish state oil and gas company Botas said Friday.

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The price of crude drifted higher on Friday morning following Iraq's decision to suspend its exports in the latest escalation of a row with the United Nations over payments and pricing.

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Baghdad on Friday accused the UN sanctions committee of blocking exports of Iraqi crude after refusing Iraq's proposal for a new pricing programme for December.

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Russia highlighted the pressing need Wednesday to lift UN sanctions against Iraq at a meeting between Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and visiting Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz.

December 2, 2000

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Iraq and France signed an agreement for the organization of an archeology exhibition in the French city of Lyons in 2002, as a result of bilateral cul

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Iraq has turned off the taps and decided to pull out the oil card ahead of a \"comprehensive dialogue\" with the United Nations on the decade-old sanc