Draft Side Statement of Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America

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Draft Side Statement of Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America

Spain, U.K., and U.S.

Draft Side Statement

March 12, 2003

The co-sponsor declare that they would support a conclusion by the Council, for the purpose of OP3 of the draft resolution, that Iraq has demonstrated full, unconditional, immediate and active co-operation in accordance with its disarmament obligations under Resolution 1441(2002) if, by March 17, 2003 Iraq has satisfactorily completed the following:

1. Statement by President Saddam Hussein

President Saddam Hussein must make a public statement in Arabic broadcast on television and radio in Iraq and in the government controlled media, that:

• Iraq has, in the past, sought to conceal its WMD and other proscribed activities, but has now taken a strategic decision not to produce or retain WMD or other proscribed items or related documentation and data;• Iraq will without delay yield to UNMOVIC and IAEA for destruction all remaining prohibited weapons, proscribed items and related documentation and data;• Iraq will fully co-operate with UNMOVIC and IAEA in immediately addressing and resolving all outstanding questions;• It is the duty of all Iraqi government personnel and citizens immediately:—to cease any proscribed activity;• to hand over any proscribed items or documentation and data about such items in their possession to UNMOVIC and IAEA;• to volunteer information on previous and ongoing activities, and to provide to UNMOVIC and IAEA all co-operation, including by taking part in interviews outside Iraq;• to disobey any orders received to the contrary;• failure to fulfill this duty would be considered as a serious crime by the government. The government would, by March 17, enact comprehensive legislation to ban all government personnel and citizens from supporting or engaging in proscribed activities, from retaining proscribed items, related documentation and data, and obliging all citizens to comply with all requests from UNMOVIC and IAEA.

2. Interviews outside Iraq

• at least 30 Iraqi scientists selected by UNMOVIC/IAEA must be made available for interview in a secure environment outside Iraq along with their families. They must co-operate fully with their interviewers;

3. Surrender of and explanations about anthrax

• all remaining anthrax, anthrax production capability, associated growth media, and related weapons/dispersal mechanisms must be surrendered or credible evidence provided to account for their whereabouts;• credible evidence must also be provided that anthrax was not produced in 1991 and accounting for the anthrax Iraq claims was destroyed in 1991;• credible evidence must be produced concerning Iraq’s effort to dry BW agents;

4. Destruction of Missiles

• destruction must be completed of all al-Samoud 2 missiles and components, including all warheads, launchers, SA-2 missile engines imported outside of the import/export mechanism and in contravention of paragraph 24 of Resolution 687 (1991), and equipment and components designed for the production and testing of the al-Samoud 2 missiles;

5. Accounting for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Remotely Piloted Vehicles

• provide credible evidence on the purpose of all RPV/UAV programs, information on organizations involved, and the inventory of all items related to the program (such as engines, GPS, guidance systems, air frames, etc) including details of all tests made, of range capabilities, of payloads, and of CBW spray devices.

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Chicago: "Spain, U.K., U.S.", Draft Side Statement of Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America in Draft Side Statement of Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America Original Sources, accessed December 11, 2019, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=SLUJ2BZZIU7LZ47.

MLA: "Spain, U.K., U.S.". Draft Side Statement of Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America, in Draft Side Statement of Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America, Original Sources. 11 Dec. 2019. originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=SLUJ2BZZIU7LZ47.

Harvard: "Spain, U.K., U.S.", Draft Side Statement of Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America. cited in , Draft Side Statement of Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America. Original Sources, retrieved 11 December 2019, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=SLUJ2BZZIU7LZ47.