TitleResolution 661 (1990) / adopted by the Security Council at its 2933rd meeting, on 6 August 1990.
Security Council resolution 661 (1990) [on sanctions against Iraq]
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Decides that all States shall prevent: (a) the import into their territories of all commodities and products originating in Iraq or Kuwait exported therefrom after the date of the present resolution; (b) any activities by their nationals or in their territories which would promote the export or trans-shipment of any commodities or products from Iraq or Kuwait; (c) the sale or supply by their nationals or from their territories or using their flag vessels of any commodities or products but not including supplies intended strictly for medical purposes, and in humanitarian circumstances, foodstuffs, to any person or body in Iraq or Kuwait; decides that all States shall not make available to the Government of Iraq or to any commercial, industrial or public utility undertaking in Iraq or Kuwait, any funds or any other financial or economic resources; decides to establish a Committee of the Security Council consisting of all the members of the Council: (a) to examine the reports on the progress of the implementation of the present resolution; (b) to seek from all States information regarding the action taken by them concerning the implementation of the present resolution; calls upon all States: (a) to take appropriate measures to protect assets of the legitimate Government of Kuwait and its agencies; (b) not to recognize any régime set up by the occupying Power; requests the Secretary-General to report to the Council on the resolution, the 1st report to be submitted within 30 days.
Imposes economic sanctions against Iraq under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations; establishes a sanctions committee. In: Resolutions and decisions of the Security Council, 1990. - S/INF/46. - 1991. - p. 19-20. - (SCOR, 45th year).