Practice Relating to Rule 44. Due Regard for the Natural Environment in Military Operations
In 2011, in a response to UN General Assembly Resolution 63/51 on the observance of environmental norms in the drafting and implementation of agreements on disarmament and arms control, the representative of Cuba stated:
In addition, in the war of occupation of Iraq by the United States, the harm caused inter alia
to the environment … has been devastating. This situation has been repeated, in the last few months, during the bombings carried out by NATO against the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.