Iraq Ceases Oil Sales NPR's Ted Clark reports on the cessation of oil sales by Iraq this week. Analysts say it's because the Security Council decided to extend the oil-for-food program for only another two weeks, instead of six months. Iraq wants the sanctions -- imposed at the end of the Gulf War nine years ago -- to end. The U.S. believes the sanctions should remain until Iraq meets rigorous conditions.
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Iraq Ceases Oil Sales

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Iraq Ceases Oil Sales

Iraq Ceases Oil Sales

Iraq Ceases Oil Sales

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Ted Clark reports on the cessation of oil sales by Iraq this week. Analysts say it's because the Security Council decided to extend the oil-for-food program for only another two weeks, instead of six months. Iraq wants the sanctions — imposed at the end of the Gulf War nine years ago — to end. The U.S. believes the sanctions should remain until Iraq meets rigorous conditions.