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Since Aug. 2 Invasion, Nine Security Council Resolutions Against Iraq With PM-UN-Gulf, Bjt

September 26, 1990

UNITED NATIONS (AP) _ Since Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, the Security Council has passed nine resolutions condemning Baghdad:

Aug. 3 - The Security Council voted 14-0 to condemn the invasion and demand the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of Iraq’s troops. Yemen, the only Arab member of the council, abstained on Resolution 660.

Aug. 6 - The Council voted 13-0 to order a trade and financial embargo of Iraq and occupied Kuwait. Cuba and Yemen abstained on Resolution 661.

Aug. 9 - The Council voted 15-0 to declare Iraq’s annexation of Kuwait null and void in international law in Resolution 662.

Aug. 18 - The Council voted 15-0 to demand that Iraq free all detained foreigners, in Resolution 664.

Aug. 25 - The Council voted 13-0 to give the United States and other naval powers the right to enforce the economic embargo against Iraq and Kuwait by halting their shipping. Cuba and Yemen abstained on Resolution 665.

Sept. 13 - The Council voted 13-2 to allow humanitarian food aid into Iraq or Kuwait ″to relieve human suffering,″ and said only the council could decide when those circumstances exist. Cuba and Yemen opposed Resolution 666.

Sept. 16 - The Council voted 15-0 to condemn Iraq’s aggressive acts against diplomatic missions in Kuwait, including the abduction of foreigners who were in the buildings, in adopting Resolution 667.

Sept. 24 - The Council voted 15-0 to stress that only its Sanctions Committee has the power to permit food, medicine or other humanitarian aid to be sent into Iraq or occupied Kuwait, in adopting Resolution 669.

Sept. 25 - The Council voted 14-1 to expand its economic embargo to include air traffic in or out of Iraq and Kuwait, except for cargos of humanitarian aid specifically authorized by its Sanctions Committee. It also calls on U.N. member nations to detain any Iraqi ships that may be used to break the naval embargo. Cuba voted against Resolution 670.

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