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November 1, 2000 | Reuters
Seven foreign planes landed here Tuesday, bringing officials and business delegations to take part in the opening of a trade fair, the official Iraqi News Agency reported. One plane each came from Ireland, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Lebanon, while three arrived from Russia, the news agency said. Arab countries and some others have been sending planes to Iraq to protest sanctions--including extensive restrictions on international flights--imposed after Baghdad's 1990 invasion of Kuwait.
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November 1, 2000 | Reuters
Seven foreign planes landed here Tuesday, bringing officials and business delegations to take part in the opening of a trade fair, the official Iraqi News Agency reported. One plane each came from Ireland, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Lebanon, while three arrived from Russia, the news agency said. Arab countries and some others have been sending planes to Iraq to protest sanctions--including extensive restrictions on international flights--imposed after Baghdad's 1990 invasion of Kuwait.
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November 28, 1991 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Iraq is exporting massive amounts of goods in violation of U.N. sanctions and using the money it earns to buy food, medicine and luxuries for army units crucial to keeping Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in power, Senate investigators reported Wednesday. A study conducted by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee found commerce moving freely across Iraq's borders with Iran, Jordan and Turkey.
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August 4, 1998 | AMBERIN ZAMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Openly flouting the U.N. blockade against Baghdad, Turkey has introduced regulations that, in effect, legalize the import and sale of ever-growing volumes of Iraqi fuel smuggled into this country.
NEWS
August 30, 1990 | Reuters
Faced with mounting shortages, Iraq tried to blow a hole in the U.N. trade blockade Wednesday but Turkey turned down Baghdad's request for food and medicine. Iraq sent one of its top officials, Oil Minister Issam Abdul-Rahim Chalabi, to the Turkish border to appeal for the supplies. "We told them Turkey would abide by the U.N. sanctions to the very last," Turkish State Minister Isin Celebi told reporters following a four-hour meeting on the frontier with the delegation from Iraq.
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August 4, 1998 | AMBERIN ZAMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Openly flouting the U.N. blockade against Baghdad, Turkey has introduced regulations that, in effect, legalize the import and sale of ever-growing volumes of Iraqi fuel smuggled into this country.
NEWS
September 27, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Turkish President Turgut Ozal said Wednesday that he would commit his nation's army--by far the most potent force on Iraq's border--to an armed struggle against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's regime if the action is sanctioned by the United Nations. Talking to a small group of reporters, Ozal said Turkey and the rest of the world would be better off if Hussein is not allowed to survive the current Persian Gulf crisis with his army intact.
NEWS
November 28, 1991 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Iraq is exporting massive amounts of goods in violation of U.N. sanctions and using the money it earns to buy food, medicine and luxuries for army units crucial to keeping Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in power, Senate investigators reported Wednesday. A study conducted by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee found commerce moving freely across Iraq's borders with Iran, Jordan and Turkey.
NEWS
September 27, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Turkish President Turgut Ozal said Wednesday that he would commit his nation's army--by far the most potent force on Iraq's border--to an armed struggle against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's regime if the action is sanctioned by the United Nations. Talking to a small group of reporters, Ozal said Turkey and the rest of the world would be better off if Hussein is not allowed to survive the current Persian Gulf crisis with his army intact.
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August 30, 1990 | Reuters
Faced with mounting shortages, Iraq tried to blow a hole in the U.N. trade blockade Wednesday but Turkey turned down Baghdad's request for food and medicine. Iraq sent one of its top officials, Oil Minister Issam Abdul-Rahim Chalabi, to the Turkish border to appeal for the supplies. "We told them Turkey would abide by the U.N. sanctions to the very last," Turkish State Minister Isin Celebi told reporters following a four-hour meeting on the frontier with the delegation from Iraq.
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