Iraq

April 3, 2001

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A delegation from Turkish state pipeline company Botas is scheduled to arrive in Baghdad on April 3rd to discuss plans for a new natural gas line to handle Iraqi exports to the Turkish port of Ceyhan,

April 2, 2001

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Iraqis who have lived under embargo for more than 10 years were promised an increase in food rations on Sunday, April 1, ... only to find out it was an April Fools' joke.   Babel newspaper, run by Pr

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The Syrian and Iraqi industry ministers met Sunday, April 1, to discuss ways to expand economic cooperation, Syria's official SANA news agency said, after Iraq announced that a free trade pact betwe

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An Egyptian trade delegation led by Public Enterprise Minister Mukhtar Khattab arrived in Baghdad Sunday, April 1, for a visit of several days to discuss bilateral cooperation, the official INA agency

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Iraqi Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan opened a Moroccan trade fair in Baghdad Sunday, April 1, with more than 100 exhibitors participating.  On display were medical equipment, clothing, food and el

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A senior Iraqi oil ministry official on Sunday reported progress in negotiations on a four-year-old project to build a natural gas pipeline to Turkey.

April 1, 2001

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A free trade agreement between Syria and Iraq, signed two months ago, comes into effect Sunday.

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Belarus is seeking long-term economic ties with Iraq, the prime minister of the former Soviet republic said Friday, March 30, after a meeting with Iraqi industry minister Adnan Jasim.  "We don't just

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Moroccan Prime Minister Abderrahmane Youssoufi has told Baghdad he wants to visit Iraq soon, the official Iraqi News Agency, INA, said Saturday, March 31.  Visiting Trade Minister Mustafa Mansuri pass

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Baghdad announced that a free trade agreement with former rival Syria signed earlier this year went into effect Sunday, March 31.  ”As of April 1, exchanges of goods and merchandise between Iraq and S

March 31, 2001

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Another customs gate is planned to opened between Turkey and Iraq.

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Iraq’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Saeed Sahhaf said that Iraq was open to reconciliation with Kuwait if the smaller neighbor was willing.

March 29, 2001

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The Iraqi ministry of oil secretary Taha Hammoud has announced that the ministry will send an Iraqi consultation delegation to Jordan to discuss the e

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The United States insisted Wednesday, march 28, it had "broad support" for its plans to modify, but not eliminate, UN sanctions on Iraq despite the Arab League's demand for an end to the embargo on Ba

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem said in Washington Wednesday, March 28, that his country broadly favored US proposals for revamped sanctions against Iraq, which include measures to clamp down on s