CANADA: Wheat Board downplays Iraqi grain politics - MEMBERS
The Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) remains unimpressed with Iraq's attempt "to play politics in grain". Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammed Mehdi Saleh said yesterday [Thursday] that Iraq was halving wheat purchases from Australia in response to Canberra's support for a possible US attack on Iraq, reported Reuters. To make up the resulting shortfall, Saleh said Iraq would lift the one-year-old boycott of Canadian wheat, imposed Canada backed a US air raid on Iraq.
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