The amounts listed for the CBI and the Rafidian Bank are accounts that were still open in early 2004.
As of May 2000, 45 overhauled engines had been delivered; however, captured documents detail a dispute between orao and Iraqs Ministry of Defense over the price and delivery of 19 remaining engines.
Huwaysh formed the MIC-IIS relationship to support Iraqs missile program after Saddam instructed him to improve Iraqs missile capabilities.
Dhu al-Himma Shalish, head of Syrian Presidential Security and a relative of Syrian President Bashar al-Asad, owned the SES International, and were heavily involved in the Iraqi weapons trade, according to a source with direct access.ISG has very little information about the volume or earnings from the dry goods portion of the trade.The Russian side emphasized that Rosoboronexport is a government agency and it cannot be involved with directly supplying Iraq with weapons.Al 'Ayan suggested the following solution: Advise the beneficiary to contact the supplier to publicize the "cancellation" of the contract with Al 'Ayan.11.4 Consequences of Termination.The Governor of CBI, Isam Rashid al-Huwaysh (no relation to Abd al-Tawab Mullah Huwaysh forwarded the funds to the MIC accounts at the Rafidian Bank in Baghdad.The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy facilitated this illicit trade by providing safe passage through the northern Persian Gulf for Iraqi oil smugglers in return for a fee.Items purchased through the Special Office were then shipped to Iraq via third countries using front companies as buyers.Saddam felt that the duty of the private sector was to provide goods and services to the Iraqi people while constraining price increases.An Iraqi businessman with direct access to the information affirmed that both the UN OFF program and the trade Protocol were used as mechanisms for conducting illicit trade.Its balance on 30 November 2003 was approximately.4 million.This was against the law for both Iraqi citizens and non-citizens without the consent of the Finance Minister.The income was in dinars and when translated into dollars at prevailing exchange rates only amounted to about 2 million.In 1999, secret exchanges occurred after Iraq sent intelligence delegates from the IIS, represented by Abid Hamid Mahmud al-Tikriti, the MIC, and the Presidential Bureau to Syria.The CNC machines procured from Taiwan by Iraq consisted of three or more axes, suggesting potential use in weapons production.Al-Huwaysh, however, could not use this argument to convince Saddam to begin a gold purchase program, and he instead argued that the gold reserves could not be destroyed in the event of bombing and fire at the bank during a war.In the event of inconsistency or discrepancy between the English version and any other language version of this Agreement, the English language version shall prevail.Reportedly, al-Handal used these IIS ties to intimidate competitors in Baghdad and may also have used the perception that he was associated with the IIS while competing with other companies for contracts.Buyers were willing to pay Iraq a surcharge, usually 25 to 30 cents per barrel of oil, because they made sufficient profit to.Yemen Improving bilateral relations between Sanaa and Baghdad in the late 1990s resulted in direct Yemeni participation in Iraqs illicit procurement schemes.Other senior Iraqi leaders could nominate or recommend an individual or organization to be added or subtracted from the voucher list, and ad hoc allocation committees met to review and update the allocations.
Unlike other ministries, the MIC did not have to submit its budget to the Finance Ministry, but it did send a summary report to the Secretary of the CoM.
Some flights were not inspected, even though they were reported to the.