GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
April 6, 1991: Iraq accepts UN terms of a cease-fire in the Persian Gulf War.

Under the terms of the agreement, Iraq agrees to pay war damages to Kuwait and to destroy its chemical and biological weapons stockpiles and production facilities. The United Nations is charged with enforcing the agreement. U.S. forces withdraw from southern Iraq on April 14.

PBS The Gulf War

An in-depth examination of the 1990-91 Persian Gulf Crisis