Posts Tagged ‘Lukman’
11 February 2000
Iraq’s decade of non-participation in Opec may be coming to an end. The pariah state – which plans to produce 6 million barrels per day within 10 years of United Nations sanctions against it being lifted – has indicated that it intends to reassert itself as a fully functioning member of the organization.
Iraq’s approach is two-pronged. It wants an Iraqi official installed in high office in the group, and has suggested that it will be willing to submit to output-restraint disciplines. However, Iraq’s proposals carry the …