The United States welcomes the recent United Nations Security Council resolution reaffirming that Iraq has fulfilled its international obligations to compensate all claimants awarded compensation through the UN Compensation Commission, which was established in 1991 as a result of Saddam Hussein’s unlawful invasion and occupation of Kuwait. We salute the people of Iraq and Kuwait for this important milestone. The Iraq of today is one with close and friendly diplomatic relations with its Gulf neighbors, which is crucial to maintain stability in this important region.
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