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    Invasion of Kuwait by Iraq

    In its third meeting since the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, the Security Council discussed the invasion. They unanimously declared the invasion of Kuwait null and void and called on all…

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    Human Rights Violations in Kuwait

    Kuwaiti refugees testified before the United Nations Security Council, describing torture, rape, and murder of Kuwaiti citizens by Iraqi soldiers. Kuwait was invaded by Iraq in August 1990. The…

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    Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait

    United Nations Security Council President Aurel Munteanu (Romania) led this emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council. The council heard from Kuwait and Iraq. They also…

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    Security Council Sanctions Against Iraq

    The United Nations Security Council met at the United Nations Headquarters in NY to discuss the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq and the impact the invasion would have on neighboring countries.…

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    United Nations Role in Persian Gulf

    House Foreign Affairs Joint Subcommittee examines how the United Nations is working recent events in the Persian Gulf. Witnesses noted that United States policies are in accord with…

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    Resolution to Use Force Against Iraq

    The Security Council met to debate a resolution that would authorize the United Nation members to use force to enforce the embargo on Iraq. The vote was 13-0 in favor of the resolution with…

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    U.N. Security Council

    The Security Council convened by request of Yemen to consider the Palestinian issue in the Middle East.

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    Condemning Iraq's Treatment of Foreigners

    The Security Council debated and unanimously approved a resolution demanding that Iraq release foreign detainees held behind the Iraqi borders. The meeting of the Security Council was prompted by…

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    Israeli Occupied Territories

    The Security Council heard testimony from various interested parties and discussed Israeli occupied territories.

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    Israeli Occupied Territories

    The Security Council met to consider the situation of Palestinian civilians in the occupied territories. This meeting included a discussion of the rejection by Israel of a United Nations probe…

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    U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.

    Ambassador Thomas Pickering explained his role as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and his perception of the role of the international organization in world policy.

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    Palestinian Issue and the Persian Gulf

    The United Nations Security Council convened at the request of Yemen to consider the Palestinian issue in the Middle East.

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