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Key Passages From Text of U.N. Draft Resolution

February 25, 2003|From Reuters

The Security Council ... RECALLING that its resolution 1441 (2002), while acknowledging that Iraq has been and remains in material breach of its obligations, afforded Iraq a final opportunity to comply with its disarmament obligations under relevant resolutions,

NOTING that Iraq has submitted a declaration ... containing false statements and omissions and has failed to comply with, and cooperate fully in the implementation of, that resolution ...

MINDFUL of its primary responsibility under the Charter of the United Nations for the maintenance of international peace and security,

RECOGNIZING the threat Iraq's noncompliance with council resolutions and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and long-range missiles poses to international peace and security,

DETERMINED to secure full compliance with its decisions ...

ACTING UNDER CHAPTER VII OF THE CHARTER OF THE UNITED NATIONS,

DECIDES that Iraq has failed to take the final opportunity afforded it in resolution 1441 (2002);

DECIDES to remain seized of the matter.

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