TS News - UN Stops Iraqi Satellite TV Plans
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Martyn Williams)
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 1996 21:17:01 +0900
From email@example.com Tue Oct 15 08: 25:18 1996
TELE-satellit News, 15 October 1996
UN Stops Iraqi Satellite TV Plans
NEW YORK, New York, USA, 96/10/15 (TS) -- The United Nations has ruled
Turkey cannot lease a satellite transponder to Iraqi. The chairman of the
Sanctions Committee, Tono Eitel, said the plans, "can not be considered a
Iraq had proposed to lease a transponder on Turksat 1C to beam programming
to neighboring countries and nations in Europe. Under the plans Iraq would
pay for the transponder in advance in US dollars. No equipment would need to
be shipped into Iraq under the plan.
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