United Nations Security Council Resolution 612
|UN Security Council
Iranian soldier wearing a gas mask during the war
|Date||9 May 1988|
|Subject||Iraq-Islamic Republic of Iran|
|15 voted for
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council resolution 612, adopted unanimously on 9 May 1988, after considering a report by the Special Mission dispatched by the Secretary-General to investigate alleged use of chemical weapons in the conflict between Iran and Iraq, the Council condemned the use of chemical weapons in the conflict, contrary to obligations under the Geneva Protocol.
The Council reaffirmed the urgency of the strict observance of the Geneva Protocol, expecting both sides to refrain from the future use of chemical weapons. It also urged Member States to continue to apply or establish strict control of chemical products in exports to Iran and Iraq, expressing its desire to further review the situation.
- Iran–Iraq relations
- Iran–Iraq War
- List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 601 to 700 (1987–1991)
- Resolutions 479, 514, 522, 540, 552, 582, 598, 616, 619 and 620
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