474. 4/3/1991

“As a condition for ending hostilities in the [first] Gulf War, UN Resolution 687 [adopted by the Security Council on April 3, 1991] required Saddam to destroy his weapons of mass destruction and missiles with a range of more than ninety miles. The resolution banned Iraq from possessing biological, chemical, or nuclear weapons or the means to produce them. To ensure compliance, Saddam was required to submit to a UN monitoring and verification system.”

 – George W. Bush, Decision Points, Page 226

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