• UN Security Council Lifts Iraqi Sanctions; U.S. To Follow Soon
  • November 18, 2003
  • Law Firm: King & Spalding LLP - Atlanta Office
  • The U.N. Security Council voted 14-0 on Thursday, May 22, 2003, to end economic sanctions against Iraq. The resolution recognizes the United States and Britain as the occupying powers in Iraq until an internationally recognized Iraqi government assumes responsibility, and it paves the way for full normalization of trade relations with Iraq, which the United States is expected to implement within days. Key provisions of the Security Council resolution are: