Draft U.N. text

November 27, 1990|By New York Times News Service

Here is the text of a draft United Nations resolution on the use of force against Iraq:

THE SECURITY COUNCIL, RECALLING AND REAFFIRMING its resolutions 660 (1990), 661 (1990), 662 (1990), 664 (1990), 665 (1990), 666 (1990), 667 (1990), 669 (1990), 670 (1990), 674 (1990), NOTING that, despite all efforts by the United Nations, Iraq refuses to comply with its obligation to implement Resolution 660 (1990) and subsequent resolutions, in flagrant contempt of the council, MINDFUL of its duties and responsibilities under the Charter of the United Nations for the maintenance and preservation of international peace and security, DETERMINED to secure full compliance with its decisions, ACTING under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations,

1. DEMANDS that Iraq comply fully with Resolution 660 (1990) and all subsequent relevant resolutions and decides, while maintaining all its decisions, to allow Iraq one final opportunity, as a pause of goodwill, to do so;

2. AUTHORIZES member states cooperating with the government of Kuwait, unless Iraq on or before Jan. 1 (15*), 1991 fully implements, as set forth in paragraph 1 above, the foregoing resolutions, to use all necessary means to uphold and implement the Security Council Resolution 660 and all subsequent relevant resolutions and to restore international peace and security in the area;

3. REQUESTS all states to provide appropriate support for the actions undertaken in pursuance of paragraph 2 of this resolution; and

4. REQUESTS the states concerned to keep the council regularly informed on the progress of actions undertaken pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 3 of this resolution.

* The parenthetical 15 in the paragraph beginning AUTHORIZES indicates that there is no agreement among the permanent council members on the final date for withdrawal.

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