- 1991 - 1999 (Creation)
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Series contains chiefly minutes and supporting documents (correspondence, inter-office memoranda, pre-meeting briefs, etc.) of meetings between UNIKOM officials and Iraqi or Kuwaiti authorities. Iraqi authorities include the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Coordinating Committee with the United Nations Observer Group (CC), the Ministry of Industry and Minerals, the Senior Iraqi Liaison Officer (SILO) in Umm Qasr and the governor of Basra. Kuwaiti authorities include the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Ministry of Interior International Organizations Liaison Office (IOLO) and the Kuwaiti army. Other records in the series consist of minutes and supporting documents of meetings between UNIKOM or other UN officials and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), foreign government representatives in Iraq, United Nations regional missions, or the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Subjects covered include: redeployment of border posts, activities of the Boundary Demarcation Commission, status of mission agreements, arrests, visits, employment of local personnel, medical support issues, mine clearance, sea traffic in the DMZ, border violations, administrative matters, retrieval of property, return of missing persons, coast guard patrols, alleged cease-fire violations, civilian demonstrations, alleged smuggling, displaced persons camp in DMZ, photography in the DMZ, Bangladeshi infantry battalion (BANBAT), repatriation of human remains, UNIKOM military observer (MILOB) conduct,construction of trench, oil-for-food programme, security, fishing industry, and contracts. Series divided into two sub-series - Iraq and Kuwait - and chiefly arranged chronologically therein. Other meeting minutes are interspersed throughout both sub-series.
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Additional meeting minutes, up to the year 2001, are located in Series S-0945, Operational subject files.