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French Efforts to Find Diplomatic Solution to Iraq Crisis

February 16, 1998
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U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan is likely to meet Iraqi Foreign Minister Saeed al-Sahaf in Paris on Wednesday to seek a diplomatic solution about weapons inspections. A spokesperson for French president Jacques Chirac said Sahaf would meet Chirac on Tuesday afternoon.

France, together with Russia, has been leading pressure for a diplomatic solution to the crisis.

Guests:

  • Jean-Raphael Peytregnet, Deputy press director at the French Embassy.
  • Kathy Kelly, Voices in the Wilderness left on a caravan to Baghdad last week.

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