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Public Papers - 1990 - August

Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on United States Interdiction of Iraqi Shipping


There seems to be some confusion about what is covered in terms of our interdiction efforts. When the President said ``everything,'' he obviously meant everything that is included in the U.N. resolution. We do not intend to go beyond the resolution. Specifically, the resolution lists those items covered and says, ``but not including supplies intended strictly for medical purposes. . . .''

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