IRAQ TO BEGIN RETURNING KUWAITI ARCHIVES
NEW YORK, 18 October (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
Tomorrow, Saturday, 19 October, Iraq will commence returning to Kuwait the Kuwaiti archives, which were taken by Iraq following its occupation of Kuwait in 1990. The modalities for the transfer were arranged with Iraq and Kuwait by the United Nations in August 2002.
The return will take place at Camp Abdaly, the headquarters of the northern sector of the United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission (UNIKOM), which is located in the Kuwaiti sector of the demilitarized zone between Iraq and Kuwait.
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