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Advisers on Iraqi contracts

AMERICAN advisers will come to Slovakia to help Slovak businesses gain contracts as the suppliers of big US firms participating in the rebuilding of Iraq.

The Slovak daily Pravda wrote that, in addition to the efforts of US advisers and firms, Slovak diplomacy has also been working in Iraq to help Slovak companies participate in the reconstruction.

Citing an unnamed diplomatic source, the daily reported that Scott Carpenter, a member of the interim coalition administration in Iraq, was also trying to help Slovaks succeed in the Iraqi projects.

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