Kuwait Gets a Dunning Notice

President TURGUT OZAL of Turkey is angry because nearly $1 billion in assistance from the government of Kuwait has yet to be delivered. The Kuwaitis promised Ozal the money last autumn as thanks for his country's membership in the anti-Iraq coalition. The Turks claim they lost millions of dollars in fees by shutting down an Iraqi oil pipeline that cut through Turkish soil. U.S. officials are pressuring the Kuwaitis to pony up a substantial chunk of the aid before President Bush visits Turkey later this month.


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