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UN Security Council
Resolution 1154
Haifa street, as seen from the medical city hospital across the tigres
Iraqi capital Baghdad
Date 2 March 1998
Meeting no. 3,858
Code S/RES/1154 (Document)
Subject The situation between Iraq and Kuwait
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
  • Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
  • Flag of France.svg France
  • Flag of Russia.svg Russia
  • Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
  • Flag of the United States.svg United States
Non-permanent members
  • Flag of Bahrain (1972–2002).svg Bahrain
  • Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
  • Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica
  • Flag of Gabon.svg Gabon
  • Flag of The Gambia.svg Gambia
  • Flag of Japan.svg Japan
  • Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya
  • Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
  • Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
  • Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden

United Nations Security Council resolution 1154, adopted unanimously on 2 March 1998, after reaffirming Resolution 687 (1991) and all other relevant resolutions, the Council endorsed a memorandum of understanding signed between the Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq, Tariq Aziz.[1]

Acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the Council commended the initiative of the Secretary-General to secure agreements from the Iraqi government on compliance with its obligations under relevant resolutions, and awaited their full implementation. The memorandum established a Special Group consisting of diplomats and members of the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the inspection of weapons sites.[1]

The resolution then demanded that Iraq comply with its obligations and allow unconditional and unrestricted access to sites and persons by UNSCOM and IAEA, and that any violation would have severe consequences for the country.[2]

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