United Nations Security Council
which was on 3
set the terms with which Iraq
was to comply after losing the Gulf
It required the destruction of all chemical, nuclear and biological
weapons, as well as all ballistic missiles with range greater than
150 km. These actions "represented steps towards the goal of
establishing in the Middle East a zone free from weapons of mass
destruction and all missiles for their delivery and the objective
of a global ban on chemical weapons" (paragraph 14)
The resolution also required Iraq to honour all its international
debts and pay war reparations to Kuwait.
The rest of the resolution reiterated the Iraq sanctions
regime begun in UN Security Council
, and laid the groundwork for the Oil-for-Food Programme
charge of the petroleum exports (paragraph 19).
resolution was passed by 12 votes to one (Cuba) with two
abstentions (Ecuador and Yemen) after a
very extended meeting.