Friday, January 15, 1999

The U.S. names 7 of an estimated 90 Iraqi opposition groups [Iraqi National Accord, Iraqi National Congress, Islamic Movement of Iraqi Kurdistan, Kurdistan Democratic Party, the London-based Movement for Constitutional Monarchy, Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, the Iran-based Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI)] as the groups eligible to receive the $97 m. in assistance under the 10/31 Iraq Liberation Act (ILA). (WP 1/16; MM 1/21, 1/22; WT 1/26)