Powell: Iraq violates U.N. order to disarm

Dec. 19, 2002 at 4:05 PM
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The United States Thursday said Iraq has committed "material breach" of a U.N. disarmament order, which would give Washington the legal justification for declaring war. Iraq's arms declaration "totally fails" to meet U.N. Security Council Resolution 1444 that orders Baghdad to disarm, Secretary of State Colin Powell said.

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