Geneva Protocol

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Geneva Protocol

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(Law) the agreement in 1925 to ban the use of asphyxiating, poisonous, or other gases in war. It does not ban the development or manufacture of such gases
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1970 -- An Amiri Decree is issued stipulating Kuwait's joining of the 1925 Geneva Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases.
10) Unfortunately, the 1925 Geneva Protocol was a failure because it did not address the two central problems that modern arms control treaties are designed to address: breakout and verification.
These efforts resulted in the 1925 Geneva Protocol.
It was preceded by the 1925 Geneva Protocol, which banned the use of chemical weapons following widespread use in World War I, but not their development under a "no first use" notion.
Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons is only his most recent, and he is not the first to have used such weapons in war since the 1925 Geneva Protocol proscribing them.
YOUR columnist Denise Robertson believes there is a case for intervention in Syria because the 1925 Geneva Protocol bans the use of chemical weapons (Journal, Sept 3).
Although Syria is one of only seven nations that have not signed the Chemical Weapons Treaty, it is a party to the 1925 Geneva Protocol that bans the use of chemical weapons in war.
The corrupt regime of Saddam Hussein continued to use chemical weapons until the end of war in August 1988 in violation of the 1925 Geneva Protocol on the use of chemical weapons.
He noted that in 1968 Syria joined the 1925 Geneva protocol on the prohibition of biological weapons proliferation and is committed to what it signed.
Russia is contacting the Syrian side so as to "secure reliable protection of the country's chemical weapons storage," Gatilov said, adding that Moscow has urged Damascus to fulfill its obligations under the 1925 Geneva Protocol and the Convention on the prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
In 1968, Syria joined the 1925 Geneva Protocol on the prohibition of the use in war of asphyxiating, poisonous or other gases, and of bacteriological methods of warfare.
The Secretary of State will ensure that the policy of the United States Government condemning the use of chemical weapons (CW) munitions in the Iran-Iraq war is unambiguous and consistent with he 1925 Geneva protocol.