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Iraq haggles over sanctions

Iraq is aiming to ease a three-year- old economic embargo by bargaining over United Nations' demands that surveillance cameras be installed at missile test sites, AFP reports from Manama.

'Our destiny is to go all the way . . . and act decisively to break the embargo,' the Baghdad newspaper Babel, run by President Saddam Hussein's son Uday, insisted yesterday.

Iraq has offered to consider the demand of UN arms inspectors to set up cameras at two missile test sites if the United Nations agrees to examine the lifting of sanctions in force since Iraq's August 1990 invasion of Kuwait.