Iraq is approaching exit from Chapter VII
Sunday, December 25 GMT 14:05 2016
Dr. Osama Mahdi
Iraq announced today that it completed the process of fulfilling the commitment before the last to exit from under Chapter VII of the UN Security Council, stressing that it was left only has complete compensation file with Kuwait.Elaf:
The official spokesman for the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Gamal Sunday said in an official statement seen the text "Elaf", said the ministry led six rounds of important negotiations with the General Secretariat of the United Nations Contracting views with them in New York and Paris in order to implement one of the requirements of Security Council Resolution No. 1958 to 2010 and private exit Iraq from Chapter VII belongings after his commitment to end the oil-for-food and medicine program.
He noted that the Permanent Representative of Iraq's UN Ambassador Mohammed Ali Hakim has presided over Iraq's negotiating team, which formed recently from consultants and experts from the State General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Justice and Ministry, where he crowned these efforts to reach an agreement, whereby the resolution of the external financial issues relating to the oil for food and medicine and the restoration of Iraq for an amount approximate value of 145 million US dollars file.
He stressed that Iraq has thus fulfilled its commitment before the final decision regarding his release from under Chapter VII, where he was left only has complete compensation with neighboring Kuwait file.
At the same level, the Iraqi Ministry of Justice has announced the success of the negotiations on ending the oil-for-food file, it said in a press statement that the most important files that you follow-up and completed, and according to the law is the external file lawsuits and complete resolution of the direction of the interests of Iraq.
The ministry noted that about twenty lawsuit has been resolved over the last period for the benefit of Iraq as a result of the extraordinary efforts exerted by the cadres of the Legal Department under the supervision and follow up directly by the Minister of Justice Haider Zamili. Justice Minister Haider al-Zamili said that the Ministry is going ahead to resolve all external actions late files, and that the direction of decisiveness for the benefit of Iraq, expressing hope for an end to these important files in the near future.Partial lifting
The UN Security Council voted on June 27, 2013, unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2107, which Iraq emerges in part from the provisions of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations and the termination of the United Nations Special Coordinator task responsible for my Kuwaiti missing persons and property.
The UN Security Council was the situation in Iraq under Chapter VII sanctions, after the occupation of the former regime of Kuwait in August 1990, where the Council issued on the sixth of this month's decision to the famous No. 661 in 1990 to impose economic sanctions on Iraq, which was the beginning of a series of decisions punitive viewing resorting to the provisions of Chapter VII, which included binding application of Article 39 to Article 51 materials.
And imposed Articles 41, 42 and 43 of that resolution strict sanctions on Iraq, where Article 41 of the Member States of the United Nations called for a halt to economic relations and of rail, sea, air, postal, telegraphic, radio and other means of transportation, complete or partial severance of diplomatic relations with the Iraqi regime.
The article also dealt with 42 the subject of a military solution when he said: Should the Security Council consider that measures provided for in Article 41 would be inadequate or have proved to be inadequate, he may take such action by air, sea, or land forces as may be necessary to maintain international peace and security or to return it to the redress.
Article 43 pledged to all United Nations members in order to contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security Vtdment to put at the disposal of the Security Council at his request and in accordance with the special agreement or the necessary armed forces, assistance and necessary facilities for the maintenance of international peace and security, including rights of passage agreements .. As Article had to be determined such agreement or agreements the number of these forces and the types and degree of readiness and general location, and the nature of the facilities and assistance to be provided .. The abstract of this material has been passed to the UN security Council to do warfare operations that will liberate Kuwait.
In the case of Iraq out of Chapter VII, it could recover the frozen his assets in foreign banks by $ 50 billion estimated roughly, as well as in the Development Fund for Iraq, which also will be able to his money management without international tutelage, and will allow him re-assume its place on the scene international, as a member of an active and influential in them. As well as Iraq will be able to equipping itself with all its needs in the field of sanitary fittings or technological in both industrial and military areas and can buy defensive weapons (light, medium and heavy), which was deprived of Apityaaha ... in addition to the expansion of investment major companies opportunities in Iraq .. and strengthen its sovereignty and consolidation Arab, regional and international role.
Indeed, Iraq has been able to enjoy some of these results upon issuance of the Security Council resolution on June 27, 2013 to partially take it out of the provisions of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.LINK