"I thought we criticized [Mr. Annan] rather severely," Mr. Volcker said of his panel's interim report, released March 29. "I would not call that an exoneration."I suspect Volcker is feeling the heat over the recent resignations of senior investigators on his panel who complained of a whitewash.
Asked point-blank whether Mr. Annan had been cleared of wrongdoing in the $10 billion scandal, Mr. Volcker replied, "No."
Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Oil-For-Update: Volcker Says Report Didn't Exonerate Annan
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