United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission
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UNIKOM was established in April 1991 following the forced withdrawal of Iraqi forces from Kuwait. Its task was to monitor the demilitarized zone along the Iraq-Kuwait border, deter border violations and report on any hostile action. The mandate of the Mission was completed on 6 October 2003.

"The United Nations can be proud of the achivements of UNIKOM."
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan


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