There is a paragraph in the resolution forbidding Iraq to ‘take or threaten hostile acts’ against a UN member enforcing a UN resolution, which could be interpreted as action against US and UK patrols in the no-fly zones. However both the UK and Russia said on 19 November that they would not take this line. Hans Blix and his weapons inspections team arrived in Baghdad on 18 November for two days of talks with Iraqi officials before inspections begin on 27 November.