Security Council Resolution 687 of 3 April 1991 in the Gulf Affair

Problems of Restoring and Safeguarding Peace

Format *
Resolution 687 adopted on 3 April 1991 by the Security Council, is a veritable legal monument. Its purpose was to put an end to the international conflict stemming from the occupation and annexation of Kuwait, a Member State of the United Nations, by Iraq, another Member State. This publication offers an analysis and discussion of the Legal basis of Resolution 687, the boundary problems between Iraq and Kuwait, measures for disarming Iraq, maintenance of the earlier enforcement measures and the problems of implementing the constraints on Iraq in terms of disarmament.


Print Publication Date
Page Count
Print Sales Number
Series Title
UNIDIR Research Papers

We do not currently sell e-books on our site however if you'd like to find out where you can purchase one please click here.