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UN Security Council

The Security Council has primary responsibility, under the UN Charter, for the maintenance of international peace and security. Organized to function continuously, a representative of each of its members must be present at all times at United Nations Headquarters. The Council consists of 15 members: five permanent members with veto power (China, France, Russian Federation, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America) and ten non-permanent members (Membership: Argentina (2014), Australia (2014), Chad (2015), Chile (2015), Jordan (2015), Lithuania (2015), Luxembourg (2014), Nigeria (2015), Republic of Korea (2014), Rwanda (2014)), five of which are elected each year by the General Assembly for a two-year term.  Website: www.un.org/en/sc/
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Security Council resolution 2107 (2013) [on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait]

27 June 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Resolution 1409 (2002) on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait

14 May 2002 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Resolution 1382 (2001) on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait

29 November 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Resolution 1360 (2001) on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait

3 July 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council Resolution 1352 (2001) on the situation between Iraq and Kuwait

1 June 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 1284 (1999) [on establishment of the UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC)]

17 December 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The situation between Iraq and Kuwait Resolution 1175 (1998) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3893rd meeting, on 19 June 1998

19 June 1998 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 1158 (1998) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3865th meeting, on 25 March 1998

25 March 1998 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 1115 (1997) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3792nd meeting, on 21 June 1997

21 June 1997 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

On Iraq's refusal to allow access to sites designated by the Special Commission Resolution 1060 (1996) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3672nd meeting on 12 June 1996

12 June 1996 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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