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Congress welcome to send legal notice: Volcker

November 04, 2005 12:02 IST
Last Updated: November 04, 2005 23:58 IST


The head of the Inquiry Committee looking into the UN's tainted oil-for-food programme, Paul Volcker on Friday said the Congress is welcome to send a legal notice.

External Link: 'Report based on Iraqi govt documents'

"The UN has certain privileges and immunities. And we also in some cases have the analysis but in some cases we certainly listed the information indicated from Iraqi records," the author of the report into the massive corruption in the UN oil-for-food programme during Saddam Hussein's regime, said.

"We didn't say what is right or wrong. We only said what was there in the Iraqi records, and whether there was denial, acceptance, or something in between or no answers."

The Congress on Thursday decided to issue a comprehensive legal notice to the UN and the Volcker Committee demanding full disclosure of the material on the basis of which the committee reached the 'unverified conclusion' that the party is a beneficiary in the Iraqi oil deal scam.



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Well he who laughs last laughs since everyone else has already laughed.Volcker,as mentioned,has been conducting his investgations over a long period.How come NO ONE had ...


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Volcker committee report explicitly indicates -as far as our country is concerned. 1.In the name of indipendent foriegn policy, Non aligned movement etc congress and ...


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