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Oil Contracts

Volume 400: debated on Monday 3 March 2003

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To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his statement to the House of 25 February 2003, Official Report, columns 123–140W, what contingency plans he has in place relating to the honouring of current oil contracts between Iraq and France and Russia. [99968]

[holding answer 28 February 2003]: Contracts for the export of Iraqi oil under the Oil for Food programme continue to be honoured, with Iraq exporting 11.9 million barrels in the week beginning 15 February. Our policy is that the sanctions regime should be complied with.