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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 19, 1999, Darmstadt, Hesse Iraq slams plan to return . Weapons inspectors by Waiel faleh the associated press Baghdad Iraq a Iraq on saturday rejected a new . Resolution that would return arms inspectors after a hiatus of More than a year striking a blow to attempts to resume the search for Baghdad a alleged weapons program. The . Security Council passed the Resolution Friday 11-0. But iraqis allies on the Council abstained from the vote wrecking Hopes for a United front to Force Iraq to cooperate in return for a possible suspension of sanctions. Iraq which has expressed its opposition to the Resolution All along formally rejected it with Deputy prime minister Tariq Aziz saying it does not meet iraqis a legitimate demand for the lifting of the Iraq is a ready to face All of the consequences in defense of its sovereignty and Legal rights a Aziz said quoted by the state run iraqi news Agency. Aziz derided the . And Britain chief backers of the Resolution saying their True objective is a to cheat International Public opinion a and not to achieve an end to . Sanctions imposed in 1990. The Resolution establishes a new weapons inspection Agency for Iraq to resume overseeing the destruction of iraqis biological and chemical weapons and missiles to deliver them. The International atomic Energy Agency remains in charge of monitoring iraqis nuclear weapons pro Gram. If inspectors report full cooperation and Progress toward answering outstanding disarmament questions the Resolution of today in stripes Abby Ann landers.17 american Roundup 20-21 classified.26-29 comics crossword. Stripes sunday faces a no .n24 Horoscope ��?��������?��?��?�����?��?�����?��?����?��?�17 letters.16 Money Money opinion a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 19 sports. 30-40 to listings a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 24 weather a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 23 on the cover the goo goo dolls perform for the Crew on the flight deck of the John f. Kennedy cd 67 which was in the arabian Gulf. Photo by airman Christopher Moore Courtesy of the . Navy stars and stripes uses 01752 is published daily except Christmas and new year s for 50 cents daily and 75 cents sunday by the stars and stripes Central office 52914th St. New suite 350, Washington do 20045-1301. Periodicals postage paid at Washington . Postmaster. Send address changes to european stars and stripes unit 29480, Apo a 09211. Jassim Mohammed the associated press with a poster of president Saddam Hussein in the background a worker shouts anti-. Slogans during a demonstration outside the United nations development program building in Iraq. Fers to consider suspending sanctions imposed on Iraq for its 1990 invasion of Kuwait for renewable 120-Day periods. Russia China France and Malaysia abstained from voting on the Resolution agreeing to allow it to pass although they said they vote in favor of it. In abstaining the four dashed . And British Hopes to Send a unified signal to Baghdad that the Security Council would stand for nothing less than full compliance with its demands. A we were hoping that some of the permanent members which had maintained balanced positions during the deliberations would have stopped the Resolution by vetoing it. However we appreciate their abstentions a Aziz said. Russia and China had wanted sanctions suspended soon after Iraq allows inspectors to return. The United states and Britain pressed for iraqi answers to outstanding questions about its disarmament and a longer waiting period before the sanctions could be suspended. In the end the Resolution is intentionally vague on the specific amount of cooperation that would trigger the suspension a an ambiguity France cited for its abstention and Aziz noted. Aziz called the conditions on cooperation a a harsh and a ambiguous a saying they were a inserted to empty any suspension a if it Ever took place a of any on Friday China a . Ambassador Qin Hwasun said it was a highly questionable whether the Resolution could Ever be implemented. A was i am sure everyone understands without iraqi cooperation implementation of any Resolution will hardly be possible a he said. A if Iraq cannot see any Hope at the end of the Tunnel by implementing the resolutions. How could it be willing and ready to offer the cooperation we Hope for a however Britain a . Ambassador Jeremy Greenstock who steered the Resolution through the Council insisted compliance with the Resolution was a it is the Law of the Globe. Under the . Charter every member has to implement it. Iraq is a . Member a he said. Referring to daily flights by . And British warplanes Over Iraq Aziz said the . Resolution was a avoid of any indication of the aggression Iraq has been subjected to and of the daily violation of its the yearlong crisis with Iraq began when . Weapons inspectors departed a Day before . And British warplanes launched airstrikes to punish Baghdad for its failure to cooperate fully with their inspections. Iraq then refused to allow them to return unless sanctions were lifted. Key Points of . Resolution the associated press some key elements of the Security Council Resolution adopted Friday a the establishment of a new inspection Agency for Iraq called the . Monitoring verification and inspection commission or Unkovic to oversee the destruction of iraqis biological and chemical weapons and missiles to deliver them the International atomic Energy Agency remains in charge of monitoring iraqis nuclear weapons program. A two months after starting work in Iraq the two agencies must draw up a work program that includes a list of key remaining disarmament questions they have about iraqis weapons programs. A four months after the inspectors report that a system of monitoring is operational in Iraq they must Tell the Council whether Iraq has a cooperated in All respects with inspectors and shown Progress toward answering those questions a based on those reports Council members would consider suspending sanctions for an initial 120 Days renewable by Council vote financial controls on imports remain to be worked out. 1 regardless of iraqi cooperation the Resolution allows for immediate improvements in the humanitarian situation in Iraq by removing the $3.26 billion limit on the amount of Oil Baghdad can sell Over m months through the . Ott for food program. Airman Christopher Moore Courtesy of the . Navy the goo goo dolls Robby Takac and John Rzeznik interact with an audience of sailors and airmen. The band performed for the Crew of the . Navy aircraft Carrier John f. Kennedy cd 67 while the ship was in the arabian Gulf in support of operation Southern watch. Goo goo dolls slide on stage for military troops stars and stripes military communities in Europe Are going gaga Over the goo goo dolls. The threesome played four times last week in front of . Troops in the Mediterranean sea. The last Stop was thursday aboard the .s. John f. Kennedy aircraft Carrier. On saturday it was Ramstein Germany a turn. A sellout crowd of More than 2,500 people filled a hangar at the . Air base paying $20 for tickets to hear the bands recent hits including Iris slide and Black balloon. Previous concerts at naval station Rota Spain naval air station Simonella Sicily and naval support activity Naples Italy were free to military id cardholders. Paying for tickets did no to deter fans from flocking to Han Gar no. 3 at Ramstein. A we have had celebrities entertain at Ramstein in the past but nothing compares to the excitement of the goo goo dolls a said Debbie Southee marketing director for 86th services Squadron. Troops in Bosnia and Herzegovina were scheduled to hear them play sunday at Eagle base. The band was to Fly from Ramstein to Tula on sunday morning. Nicole Stephens morale welfare and recreation coordinator at the base said they planned to bus in troops for the 3 . Concert. That is of course if the weather cooperates. About three feet of Snow covered the ground in Bosnia not allowing planes to land or take off from the Airport through saturday. Good news for the goo goo dolls fans in the Balkans Snow is not expected to fall again this weekend in Bosnia. It it i 0 0 5� c b 0 0 0 q. P e i 8-e is 1 Ltd go 5 c i o 2 e a _ d a a Coc it 0& s. In c a so 8g is ii i o q �5 s 8 j a a it 18 n a it it to a p a a a it a 3 b o wed thurs j o i 0.8 that s right just show us a copy of your existing rapid link phone anywhere Militell at amp to or Sci Bill and Well give you 30 Days free. But hurry because offer ends soon. So got the Power today i Gimi Assifi 4s Lauid link Pilune anywhere. Ill Tel. 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