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UN Security Council Resolution 986, Oil for Food

Published April 14, 1995

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UN Security Council Resolution 986, Oil for Food

The resolution states concern over the nutritional health situation of the Iraqi population and decides to finance the export of medicine, health, supplies, food, materials, and supplies for Iraqi civilian needs. An independent inquiry of the program in 2005 found that over 2000 companies took part in surcharges and bribes to Saddam Hussein and the Iraqi government.

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