STATEMENT On Latvia

02.12.2014. 19:09

STATEMENT
On Latvia-s Support
for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution No. 1441

Taking into account the Saeima decision of 19 February 1998 to support the efforts of the UN Security Council and UN members to ensure implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution No. 687 of 3 April 1991, as well as supporting the UN Security Council Resolution No. 1441 of 8 November 2002, the Saeima decides:

  1. To support the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution No. 1441 of 8 November 2002 and in accordance with paragraph 1, Article 5 of the Law "Participation of the National Armed Forces of Latvia in International Operations" to allow the participation of units of the National Armed Forces of Latvia in international peace enforcement operations and in international humanitarian operations under the supervision of the military command of the armed forces of the international coalition, while observing the principle of voluntary participation of the military personnel.
  2. To allow the participation of units of the National Armed Forces of Latvia in the above international operations until 31 December 2003.
  3. To assign the Cabinet of Ministers with the task to:
    1. ensure funding for the units of the National Armed Forces of Latvia and their readiness to participate in these international operations;
    2. decide on sending humanitarian aid to Iraq and on involvement in reconstructing Iraq and promoting democracy.

I. Udre

Speaker of the Saeima

Riga, 20 March 2003