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Iraq to Restore Oil Production, Exports

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Iraq to Restore Oil Production, Exports

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Iraq to Restore Oil Production, Exports

Iraq to Restore Oil Production, Exports

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Three days after the U.N. Security Council lifts sanctions on Iraq, the U.S.-appointed interim oil minister says the country will restore pre-war oil production and begin exporting within the next few weeks. In Baghdad, Iraqis express anger at the shortage of gas and complain that much of the existing oil is being smuggled out of the country. Hear NPR's Nick Spicer.

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