Category: Iraq’s Odious Debts

Velchev in U.S. for talks

(June 27, 2003) Finance Minister Milen Velchev said Bulgaria was willing to wait a couple of years more, as it had waited for 13 years already to get back its debt from Iraq. "What is really important is to receive as large percentage of the debt as possible," he said.

Iraq’s debt

(June 16, 2003) "Instead of embarking on a theological discussion of whether the debt contracted by Saddam Hussein is legitimate, creditors should swiftly reduce the country’s debt-service obligations to manageable proportions." says the Financial Times.

LEADER: Iraq’s debt

(June 16, 2003) "Instead of embarking on a theological discussion of whether the debt contracted by Saddam Hussein is legitimate, creditors should swiftly reduce the country’s debt-service obligations to manageable proportions," writes the Financial Times.