CASI has obtained Russia's draft resolution to the Security Council of 26 June 2001. An earlier Russian draft, from 22 May 2001, can be found here. Some of the proposals of other Security Council members can be found on CASI's list on latest documents.

Russian Federation June 26, 2001: DRAFT RESOLUTION ON IRAQ

The Security Council,

Recalling its previous relevant resolutions, including its resolutions 661(1990) of 6 August 1990, 687 (1991) of 3 April 1991, 699 (1991) of 17 June 1991, 707 (1991) of 15 August 1991, 715 (1991) of 11 October 1991, 986 (1995) of 14 April 1995, 1051(1996) of 27 March 1996, 1153 (1998) of 20 February 1998, 1175 (1998) of 19 June 1998, 1242 (1999) of 21 May 1999, 1266 (1999) of4 October 1999, 1284 (1999) of 17 December 1999 and 1330 (2000) of 5 December 2000,

Recalling the approval by the Council in its resolution 715 (1991) of the plans for future ongoing monitoring and verification submitted by the Secretary-General and the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in pursuance of paragraphs 10 and 13 of resolution 687 (1991),

Stressing the importance of a comprehensive approach to the full implementation of all relevant Security Council resolutions regarding Iraq and the need for Iraqi compliance with these resolutions,

Expressing concern at the current deadlock in the efforts to find a comprehensive solution to Iraqi question,

Considering it important to create necessary conditions and appropriate mechanism for implementation of its resolution 1284,

Concerned at the humanitarian situation in Iraq, determined to improve that situation and taking note of various new proposals to modify the functioning of humanitarian programme for Iraq,

Recalling 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 as referred to in paragraph 14 of resolution 687 (1991),

Acknowledging the progress made by Iraq towards compliance with the provisions of resolution 687 (1991), but noting that the conditions do not exist yet which would enable the Council to take a decision pursuant to resolution 687 (1991) to lift the prohibitions referred to in that resolution,

Reiterating the commitment of all Member States to the sovereignty, territorial integrity, non-interference into internal affairs and political independence of Iraq and the neighbouring States,

Acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, and taking into account that operative provisions of this resolution relate to previous resolutions adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter,

1. Decides that when the Executive Chairman of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) and the Director General of the IAEA report to the Security Council that a reinforced system of ongoing monitoring and verification in Iraq is fully deployed:

2. Decides that for the period of suspension of the prohibitions listed in paragraph 1 a) above the Government of Iraq shall, for the purposes of paragraph l b) above, transfer to the escrow account the funds from its exports of petroleum and petroleum products;

3. Decides further that for the period of suspension of the prohibitions listed in paragraph 1 a) above all States shall notify the Committee established by resolution 661 (1990) every 90 days on contracts with the Government of Iraq on the import of commodities and products originating in Iraq as well as on sales, supplies and deliveries to Iraq of civilian commodities and products in order to ensure that Iraq does not acquire proscribed items under the prohibitions referred to in paragraph 1 a) above;

4. Requests the Secretary-General in consultation with the Committee to draw up the modalities of implementation of paragraph 3 above;

5. Decides further that the UNMOVIC and the IAEA, not later than 60 days after they have both started work in Iraq, will each draw up, for approval by the Council, a work programme for the discharge of their mandates, which will include both the implementation of the reinforced system of ongoing monitoring and verification, and a list of the key remaining disarmament tasks to be completed by Iraq pursuant to its obligations to comply with the disarmament requirements of resolution 687 (1991) and further decides that what is required of Iraq for the implementation of each task shall be clearly defined and precise;

6. Decides if at any time the Secretary General reports that Iraq is not cooperating with UNMOVIC or the IAEA or if Iraq is in the process of acquiring any prohibited items to consider whether to terminate the suspension of the prohibitions referred to in paragraph 1 above;

7. Requests the Executive Chairman of UNMOVIC and the Director General of the IAEA to report to the Council, through the Secretary-General and following consultation with the Commissioners, not later than 180 days after implementation of paragraph 5 above, the progress made by UNMOVIC and the IAEA in fulfilling their mandates and whether Iraq continues to represent a threat to international peace and security;

8. Decides further based on the aforementioned report to consider the termination of all prohibitions against Iraq referred to in its resolution 687 (1991);

9. Reiterates, in accordance with paragraph 17 of resolution 687 (1991), that Iraq must adhere scrupulously to all of its obligations concerning servicing and repayment of its foreign debt;

10. Calls upon all States to refrain from any activities that undermine sovereignty and territorial integrity of Iraq and all the countries of the region, and requests the Secretary-General to submit recommendations on confidence-building measures in the region, including on implementation of paragraph 14 of resolution 687 (1991);

11. Decides to remain seized of the matter.

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