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Iraq, reversing course, to keep U.N. oil watchdog

Iraq has decided to keep alive for another year a U.N. watchdog to monitor the use of its oil wealth, reversing course just weeks after announcing the agency would be abolished, officials said on Wednesday. The decision to resuscitate the International Advisory and Monitoring Board was made at the request of governments donating money to Iraqi reconstruction, said Baghdad’s deputy U.N. ambassador, Feisal Amin al-Istrabadi. Full Story

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