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Anchor for this item  posted May 09, 2003 at 12:58 PM MDT

France Insists on U.N. Role in Iraq " ... [T]he United States and nations that backed it in Iraq submitted a new resolution to the U.N. Security Council that calls for lifting sanctions and putting Iraq's oil revenues under U.S.-British control to help pay for reconstruction efforts. [emph added]
The resolution would only give the United Nations a limited, largely advisory role. The plan envisions the United States and Britain running the country as "occupying powers" for at least a year and probably much longer - a vision at odds with that of several council members, notably Russia and France." [emph added]


 

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