News Release

Former U.N. Official Just Back From Iraq

A former Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, Denis Halliday, will be available for interviews back in New York City on Tuesday afternoon and evening. He will also be available for interviews in London on Thursday and Friday. Halliday, who headed the U.N. oil-for-food program, has just returned from three days in Iraq.

On Sunday night in Baghdad, he met with Iraqi Foreign Minister Naji Sabri and Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz.

Halliday was accompanied on the trip by Norman Solomon, executive director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, who also participated in the meetings with Sabri and Aziz. Solomon is co-author of the just-released book Target Iraq. He is available for interviews this week from California.

For statements by Halliday and Solomon, see: www.accuracy.org/press_releases/PR012603.htm

For more information, contact at the Institute for Public Accuracy:
Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167