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UNITED
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General Assembly
Distr.
GENERAL
A/RES/54/18 B
14 July 2000

Fifty-fourth session
Agenda item 130 (a)
RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
[on the report of the Fifth Committee (A/54/510/Add.1)]
54/18.

Financing of the United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission
B1

The General Assembly,
Having considered the reports of the Secretary-General on the financing of the United Nations IraqKuwait Observation Mission2 and the related reports of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and
Budgetary Questions,3
Recalling Security Council resolutions 687 (1991) of 3 April 1991 and 689 (1991) of 9 April 1991, by
which the Council decided to establish the United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission and to review
the question of its termination or continuation every six months,
Recalling also its resolution 45/260 of 3 May 1991 on the financing of the Observation Mission and its
subsequent resolutions and decisions thereon, the latest of which was resolution 53/229 of 8 June 1999,
Reaffirming that the costs of the Observation Mission that are not covered by voluntary contributions
are expenses of the Organization to be borne by Member States in accordance with Article 17, paragraph 2,
of the Charter of the United Nations,

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Consequently, resolution 54/18, in section VI of the Official Records of the General Assembly, Fifty-fourth
Session, Supplement No. 49 (A/54/49), vol. I, becomes resolution 54/18 A.

2

A/54/709 and A/54/736.

3

A/54/841 and Add.3.

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