RUSSIA’S FEDERATION COUNCIL REJECTS LAW ON TRADE WITH IRAQ.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 132
Russia’s upper house of parliament on July 4 rejected a bill passed earlier by the Duma that stipulated the immediate restoration of full trade links between Russia and Iraq. (UPI, July 4) Russia’s Foreign Ministry had criticized the bill as a violation of Moscow’s international obligations and the Kremlin had said that Boris Yeltsin was prepared to veto it. (See Monitor, July 3)
Belarus Cancels Accreditation of Another Russian TV Correspondent.