NO. 42


Iraq Calls For Lifting Of UN Embargo

The following is the text of the letter sent on 11 July by Mr. Ahmad Hussein,the Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs, to Dr. Butros Ghali, the UN SecretaryGeneral, concerning the lifting of the economic embargo against Iraq.

On 2 August 1990 the Security Council was seized with what is referred to asthe question of the situation between Iraq and Kuwait. Since that time theCouncil has issued a number of resolutions imposing on Iraq a...