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Iraq's deputy prime minister, Tariq Aziz, today said he had been told by all U.N. Security Council members except the U.S. and Britain that they were willing tolift U.N. sanctions on Iraq, imposed when Iraq invaded Kuwait in August 1990. The unconfirmed promises, Aziz said, were a sign that the 13 council members would have liked to respond "in a warmer manner, in a clearer manner" to Iraq's formal recognition of neighboring Kuwait on Nov. 10. Aziz said Iraq believes it has met all the conditions required for a lifting of the sanctions. But the Security Council, while praising Iraq's decision to recognize Kuwait, merely said the U.N. would continue monitoring the situation.