Wednesday, March 19
UN session on Iraq before deadline
Irib (Persian) News, 19 March, 2003
United Nations, March 19 - Hours before a US deadline runs out for Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to leave his country, the UN Security Council meets Wednesday to discuss the Iraqi crisis and hear a report from its chief UN weapons inspector.
The council's public, ministerial meeting of an expected half a dozen members -- Angola, Cameroon, France, Germany, Guinea and Russia, has been set for 10:30 am (1530 GMT).
The US deadline expires after 8:00 pm (0100 GMT, Thursday). [...]