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U.N. to Consider Lifting Sanctions on Iraq

The United States plans to present the U.N. Security Council with a draft resolution Friday calling for the immediate end to sanctions on Iraq. U.S. officials hope to transfer the administration of Iraq's oil contracts from the United Nations to an international advisory board. Concerns over U.N. weapons inspections could stall the process. NPR's Vicky O'Hara reports.

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Vicky O'Hara
Victoria (Vicky) O'Hara is a diplomatic correspondent for NPR. Her coverage of the State Department and foreign policy issues can be heard on the award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition as well as on NPR's newscasts.