France's Draft Resolution for the UN Security Council, 11 June 2001

CASI has obtained this draft of the French text before the UN Security Council. The bold text, punctuation and word deletions present here are in the original text.

The Security Council,

Recalling its previous relevant resolutions and in particular its resolutions 669 (1990) of 24 September 1990, 986 (1995) of 14 April 1995, 1153 (1998) of 20 February 1998, 1175 (1998) of 19 June 1998, 1284 (1999) of 17 December 1999, 1293 (2000) of 31 March 2000, 1302 (2000) of 8 June 2000, 1330 of 5 December 2000 and 1352 of 1 June 2001.

Convinced of the need as a temporary measure to continue to provide for the civilian needs of the Iraqi people until the fulfilment by the Government of Iraq of the relevant resolutions, including notably resolution 687 (1991) of 3 April 1991 and resolution 1284 (1999) of 17 December 1999, allows the Council to take further action with regard to the prohibitions referred to in resolution 661 (1990) of 6 August 1990, in accordance with the provisions of those resolutions,

Determined to insure full implementation of measures aimed at reinforcing regional security through cooperation of all States concerned, in particular neighbouring countries to Iraq,

Also determined to that effect, to consult with those States and to act in close concertation with them,

Reaffirming the commitment of all Member States to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Iraq,

Acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations,


1. Decides to allow Iraq to import any civilian goods and non financial services other than arms or  goods included in the Goods Review List (GRL) attached to the present resolution, using the escrow account for these purchases

2. Further decides that civilian goods and non financial services, other than those subject to the GRL will not be submitted for approval of the Committee established pursuant to resolution 661 (1990), and will be notified to the Secretary-General in accordance with the procedures attached to the present resolution and financed in accordance with the provisions of paragraphs 8(a) and 8(b) of resolution 986 (1995).,

3. Decides that applications for the export of goods or services to Iraq on hold at the date of the adoption of this resolution  are subject to the notification and approval mechanism set forth by paragraph 1 and 2 of this resolution;  

4. Decides to keep under review the GRL list and requests in that regard the Secretary General, UNMOVIC and IAEA after consultation of the interested states, to make recommendations to the Council on possible revision and updating of the GRL prior to the end of the 180-day period.

5. Decides to allow civilian investments in Iraq  by foreign compagnies, including into the Iraqi oil industry and production capabilities, subject to appropriate arrangements to be approved by the Council and requests the Secretary-General to submit arrangements for that purpose to the Council within  one month after the adoption of this resolution.

6. Requests the Secretary-General to prepare, in cooperation with the contiguous states of Iraq and other interested states, trade arrangements between each of these states and Iraq, for the approval of the Council., further decides that, for the purpose of these trade arrangements, outside the provisions of paragraph 6 of resolution 986 (1995), a cap of 200 000 barrels a day  is set for each of these states on the quantity of petroleum and petroleum products originating from Iraq, that these arrangements are used only for the purposes set out in paragraph 8(a) of resolution 986 (1995), and that these states should provide information to the Secretary-General to ensure transparency for their trade.,

7. Requests the Secretary-General to seek the cooperation of the contiguous states to revise the procedures for land-based monitoring of the export of commodities and services to Iraq and to expand funds from the account established under paragraph 8(d) of resolution 986 (1995) to assist in border controls, and to agree in additional crossing points.,

8. Requests the Secretary-general to propose to the Council arrangements for its approval, in accordance with resolution 669 (1991), for some portion of Iraqi oil revenue, except from the accounts created persuant to paragraphs 8(a) and 8(b) of resolution 986 (1995) which are used for civilian purposes, to be provided to member states, in particular including contiguous states, to compensate for their economic losses related to the prohibitions set forth in Resolution 661 (1990).

9. Decides that all states shall notify in a timely fashion to the Secretary-General of any civilian cargo or passenger flight from its territory to Iraq and ensure that the aircraft lands or originates from one of the states included in the attached list to this resolution  or any other states designated by the committee established by the resolution 661, where it should be inspected by the national authorities with the Secretary-General assistance, in order to verify that  no unauthorized goods are  transported to Iraq ;

10. Decides to revoke paragraphs 3, 4 and 6 of resolution 670 (1990)

11. Authorizes, at the request of the Governements of Jordan and Tunisia, the returns to Iraq of civilian Iraqi aircrafts currently held in these countries.,

12. Requests the Secretary-General to prepare within one month a plan for the approval of the Committee established by resolution 661 (1991) regarding the transactions related to importations of petroleum and petroleum products originating from Iraq, including in particular criteria for the selection of authorized brokers and price mechanisms that are consistent with the conditions of the market;

13. Decides that the sums of 15 millions United States dollars drawn from the account established under paragraph 8(d) of resolution 986 (1995) shall be used for the payment of the arrears in Iraq's contribution to the budget of the United Nations.,

14. Approves the arrangements recommended by the Secretary-General in his report of 6 june 2001 (S/2001/x), pursuant to paragraph 15 of resolution 1330, and requests the Secretary-General to keep the Council informed on the implementation of these arrangements;

15. Decides that the provisions of resolution 986 (1995), except those contained in paragraphs 4, 8 (a) (ii),11 and 12 and subject to paragraph 15 of resolution 1284 (1999), shall remain in force for a new period of 180 days beginning at 00.01 hours, Eastern Standard Time, on 4 July 2001.,

16. Decides that the effective deduction rate of the funds, deposited in the escrow account established by Resolution 986 (1995) to be transferred to the Compensation shall be 20% [25%], and further decides that the additional funds resulting from this decision will continue to be deposited in the account established under paragraph 8(a) of resolution 986 (1995)".

17. Further decides to renew, for the period referred to above, the provisions of paragraphs 2, 5, 11 of resolution 1330.,

18. Requests the Secretary-General to continue to take the actions necessary to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of this resolution, and to continue to enhance as necessary the United Nations observation process in Iraq in such a way as to provide the required assurance to the Council that the supplies and services authorized by the Committee established by resolution 661 (1990) are utilized for the purpose for which they have been authorized.,

19. Stresses the need to continue to ensure respect for the security and safety of all persons directly involved in the implementation of this resolution in Iraq.,

20.  Expresses its intention to consider favourably prior to the expiration of the 180 day period the renewal of the provisions of this resolution ;

21. Decides to remain seized of the matter.

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