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December 6, 2002: UN Will Scrutinize Iraq WMD Declaration Before Releasing It to Member Countries

The UN Security Council decides that it will not release Iraq’s declaration to any of the member states once it has been received. “UN experts would first scrutinize the document—expected to run to several thousand pages—to check that sensitive information is not made public,” explains the London Times, adding, “That could take weeks.” (Bone 12/7/2002; Preston 12/7/2002)


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