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  • Kuwaiti Emir Speech
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    Kuwaiti Emir Speech

    The Emir spoke on the effects of the Iraqi invasion on Kuwait.

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  • United Nations Speech
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    United Nations' Speech

    U.S. President Bush addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, NY, to urge the repeal of a U.N. resolution that equated Zionism and racism. He said Resolution 3379, the “so-called Zionism is…

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  • Condemnation of Iraqs Treatment of Kurds
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    Condemnation of Iraq's Treatment of Kurds

    The United Nations Security Council met to discuss and vote on a resolution condemning Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s treatment of Iraqi Kurds and other peoples in his country. The resolution, which called for an end…

    112 views
  • CeaseFire Resolution
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    Cease-Fire Resolution

    The United Nations Security Council met to discuss S. 22430, a resolution concerning the cease-fire in the Persian Gulf war. Amendments to the resolution under debate included Iraqi war…

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  • CeaseFire Resolution
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    Cease-Fire Resolution

    On Wednesday, February 27, approximately 4 days after initiating the ground campaign by the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf war, President Bush announced a conditional cease-fire by…

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  • Persian Gulf War
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    Persian Gulf War

    Members of the United Nations Security Council discussed plans to hold a meeting of the Security Council behind closed doors to survey the progress of the Persian Gulf war. The following…

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  • Persian Gulf War
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    Persian Gulf War

    Ambassador to the U.N. from Kuwait Abulhassan spoke to reporters in the United Nations on events in the Persian Gulf war. He announced a joint WHO/UNICEF mission which is going to Iraq with…

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  • UN Secretary General
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    U.N. Secretary General

    October 24, 1990 represented the 45th Anniversary of the United Nations with the celebration of United Nations Day. C-SPAN conducted a series of interviews with U.N. experts who offer their…

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  • United Nations Sanctions on Israel
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    United Nations Sanctions on Israel

    The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution that named the occupied West Bank “Palestinian territories” and criticized Israel for having recently deported four Palestinians.…

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  • United Nations Security Council
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    United Nations Security Council

    The United States, along with nine other members of the United Nations Security Council, put off a vote on a resolution criticizing Israel over the deaths of 17 Palestinians from Israeli military…

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  • United Nations Security Council
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    United Nations Security Council

    The Security Council met to debate a new draft resolution calling for the convening of an international conference to deal with Israeli-Palestine relations.

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  • Authorization of Force in the Persian Gulf
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    Authorization of Force in the Persian Gulf

    The Foreign Ministers of member nations debated and passed a resolution authorizing the use of force to achieve the withdrawal of Iraqi forces from Kuwait if forces are not withdrawn…

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  • Human Rights Violations in Kuwait
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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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  • 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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  • Israeli Occupied Territories
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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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  • Sanctions Against Iraq
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    Sanctions Against Iraq

    The Security Council met to consider a resolution to hold Iraq liable for any human rights abuses, war damages, or economic losses caused by the invasion of Kuwait.

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  • Presidential Speech
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    Presidential Speech

    President Bush addressed the United Nations on the Persian Gulf crisis.

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  • Probe into Palestinian Deaths in Jerusalem
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    Probe into Palestinian Deaths in Jerusalem

    The Security Council met to consider Israel’s rejection of the United Nations probe into the deaths of nineteen Palestinians. The Security Council considered a resolution criticizing Israel…

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  • Condemnation of Israeli Violence
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    Condemnation of Israeli Violence

    The United Nations Security Council met to debate a resolution condemning Israel for the deaths of nineteen Palestinian youths at a rock-throwing riot at Temple Mount in the Old City of…

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  • Israeli Occupied Territory
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    Israeli Occupied Territory

    The United Nations Security Council met by request of several Arab nations to condem Israel occupation of Palestinian territories.

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