Letter: Victims of sanctions
The British representative in the Security Council has constantly abused the words "strictly" and "essential" beyond their intended meaning and objected to the purchases of pencils, water filters, tractors, pesticides, sutures, anaesthetics, spare parts for cars and buses, sanitation equipment, and most recently oil installations equipment. We have had enough of political jargon from British officials trying to justify the harm being inflicted on the Iraqi people.
And why are 'southern' ways of speaking spreading north?
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