Iraq obtained the green light from the United Nations to take it out of Chapter VII

Iraq obtained the green light from the United Nations to take it out of Chapter VII


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Recommended by the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, on Thursday, UN Security Council, remove Iraq from Chapter VII and subdue the remaining differences between Iraq and Kuwait to Item VI of the UN Charter, instead of the seventh.

The Chapter VII of the UN Charter authorizes the Security Council to use force to enforce the decisions either through sanctions or military intervention; while urging Section VI states to resolve their differences through peaceful means, it is expected that the UN Security Council to consider the adoption of the draft resolution in this regard on June 27 of this month.

He commended Ban Ki-moon, in a report face to the Security Council, both Kuwait and Iraq, “for their efforts which led to the solution of outstanding issues between the two countries to remove Iraq from Chapter VII,” stressing that “Iraq’s implementation of its obligations under Chapter VII of the border with Kuwait, created the right conditions for further progress in relations between the two countries. “

He added, “The common ground agreed by Iraq with Kuwait regarding missing Kuwaitis and Kuwaiti property, is an important achievement refers to a new level of mutual trust, and a new chapter of relations between the two neighboring countries,” مردفا, that “the governments of Iraq and Kuwait have shown a great deal of responsibility and respect for the interests of the other party and so Ptouselhma to the arrangements are acceptable and mutually beneficial. “

And the moon, that “if the Security Council’s approval on my recommendation, will be removing Iraq from Chapter VII with respect to this file, and will advance another step towards the restoration of its international a long تاقت goal lead this country to achieve after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein.”

He continued, “it should authorize the United Nations Mission in Iraq’s political responsibility to search for Kuwaitis and nationals of other States absent or their remains, as well as of Kuwaiti property Kalarhev the national stolen during the occupation of Kuwait.”

The Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, said in a joint press conference with his Kuwaiti counterpart, who visited Baghdad recently, said that “if approved by the Security Council on the recommendation of that, you will not be left to the country’s obligations under Chapter VII only a commitment to pay the $ 11 billion remaining his trust in compensation of Kuwait, “adding that” Iraq could fulfill this debt by 2015 if it continues to pay the premium amount at the current pace. “

The Foreign Ministry announced, on Wednesday, for an overview of the five permanent members of the Security Council on Iraq’s position on a new resolution on take it out of Chapter VII.

For his part, Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Martin Kobler, said, on Wednesday, at a joint news conference with the head of the provincial council in Basra, Khalaf Abdul Samad attended the “Twilight News” that “Iraq will emerge from Chapter VII of money by the end of this month.”

It is still Iraq subject to international sanctions imposed by the United Nations after the invasion and occupation of Kuwait in 1990, despite the fall of the former regime, which invaded Kuwait, and observers say that in the case of acceptance of the Security Council recommendation of the Secretary-General, will prepare a batch of strong political to Baghdad in an effort to restore its international after Ten years of the overthrow of Saddam Hussein.

Kuwait had opposed for years to remove Iraq from Chapter VII because of differences over borders and Disappeared Persons, property and other issues, but most of these issues and found their way to the solution recently.