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20/ 05/ 2002
Declaration by the Presidency on behalf of the European Union concerning Iraq (Madrid and Brussels)
|The European Union welcomes the meetings between
Mr Naji Sabri, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iraq, and Mr Kofi Annan,
Secretary?General of the United Nations, aimed at finding a diplomatic
solution to the question of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, through
full implementation of the Security Council Resolutions and compliance
by Iraq with its disarmament obligations.
The European Union reaffirms its attachment to the unconditional observance
of the United Nations
The European Union unreservedly supports all efforts on the part of
the Security Council and the
The European Union welcomes the Security Council's adoption of Resolution
1409 of 14 May 2002