Recalling all previous resolutions…..

Simply put, if an organization has to continually recall previous resolutions made in a binding fashion against something or someone and keep amending them, there is non-compliance and failure to meet the resolutions recalled. Here’s the first couple of graphs of the draft U.S./Spanish resolution below in italics….for the complete draft, click on the link to the Washington Post.

UNITED NATIONS –– The text of the U.S.-British-Spanish draft resolution on Iraq:

Recalling all its previous relevant resolutions, in particular its resolutions 661 (1990) of 6 August 1990, 678 (1990) of 29 November 1990, 686 (1991) of 2 March 1991, 687 (1991) of 3 April 1991, 688 (1991) of 5 April 1991, 707 (1991) of 15 August 1991, 715 (1991) of 11 October 1991, 986 (1995) of 14 April 1995, and 1284 (1999) of 17 December 1999, and 1441 (2002) of 8 November all the relevant statements of its president,

Recalling that in its resolution 687 (1991) the council declared that a cease-fire would be based on acceptance by Iraq of the provisions of that resolution, including the obligations on Iraq contained therein;

Recalling that its resolution 1441 (2002), while acknowledging that Iraq has been and remains in material breach of its obligations, afforded Iraq a final opportunity to comply with its disarmament obligations under relevant resolutions,

‘Iraq has failed to take the final opportunity’ (washingtonpost.com)

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