Iraq

November 1, 2000

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Two Syrian ministers flew in Wednesday for the opening of the Baghdad international trade fair, joining a flurry of flights to sanctions-hit Iraq desp

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Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Said al-Sahhaf on Tuesday embarked on a five-nation Arab tour ahead of the Islamic summit in Doha.

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Iraqi oil officials said on October 31st that state oil marketer SOMO will submit its new Euro price mechanism along with its November crude contract prices to the U.N. soon, as Banque Nationale de Pa

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Iraq's oil exports have hit 2.76 million barrels per day (bpd), the highest level since the UN-supervised "oil-for-food" programme was introduced in 1996, an Iraqi newspaper reported Tuesday. Al-Qadis

October 31, 2000

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Iraq's oil exports have hit 2.76 million barrels per day (bpd), the highest level since the UN-supervised "oil-for-food" program was introduced in 199

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Iranian Transport Minister Moamud Hojati left for Iraq on Tuesday for a three-day visit as the two nations move to resolve their outstanding disputes.

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Iraq and Syria have agreed to reopen the crude oil pipeline between the two countries in November, after an 18-year closure.

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A Russian plane carrying humanitarian aid left Barnaul in Siberia for Baghdad early Tuesday.

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A delegation of Russian deputies and businessmen has traveled to Iraq to participate in the Baghdad trade fair. The delegation expected to meet with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, Deputy Prime Minist

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The economics minister for Belgium's French-speaking Wallonia region, Serge Kubla, said Monday that a Belgian trade office would be opened shortly in Baghdad.

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Iraqi Oil Minister Amer Rasheed said late on October 29th that Baghdad was making headway in talks with foreign firms to establish a pipeline to carry natural gas to the Turkish port of Ceyhan and had

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The UN sanctions committee began meeting on October 30th to discuss Iraq’s proposal to conduct all oil transactions in euros, or any European currency, rather than in dollars, and to establish a new e

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UN sanctions committee gave authorization for Iraqi oil exports to be paid for in euros instead of dollars - "the currency of an enemy state." Baghdad had let it be understood that it might interrupt

October 30, 2000

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The economics minister for Belgium\'s French-speaking Wallonia region, Serge Kubla, said Monday that a Belgian trade office would be opened shortly in

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Hobbling under a decade-old embargo but flush with high oil revenues, Iraq has attracted a record turnout for the Baghdad international trade fair whi