Iraq has resumed payment of compensation to Kuwait, due to the decision of former President Saddam Hussein to invade in 1990, with the approval of $ 90 million. The first installment approved by the United Nations Compensation Commission since 2014, when the payments were suspended after the control of the ‘Da’ash’ terrorist organization in large areas in Iraq The Security Council approved the formation of the commission in 1991, the year in which the US-led coalition forces pushed Saddam Hussein’s forces outside Kuwait.
The committee decided to pay Baghdad $ 52.4 billion in compensation to individuals, companies, government organizations and others who suffered losses directly resulting from the invasion and occupation of Kuwait.
And the source of funds tax on the sales of oil and oil derivatives of Iraq ‘. With the payment approved, the Commission paid a total of $ 47.9 billion to some 1.5 million complainants.