French and Russians 'took cash from Iraq'
France and Russia were last night accused of accepting oil revenues from Saddam Hussein in expectation that they would use their influence on the UN security council to help Iraq, according to the Iraq Survey Group. The US state department and the Foreign Office have long hinted that the two countries were motivated by financial gain. The ISG report contains a list of individuals in both countries and elsewhere who are alleged to have been recipients of Iraq’s oil revenues. The US held back some of the names in the report. Full Story