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Public Papers - 1990

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

1990-08-13

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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