Chemical Weapons Convention

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Noun1.Chemical Weapons Convention - a global treaty banning the production or acquisition or stockpiling or transfer or use of chemical weapons
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Lavrov pointed out that, under the provisions of the Chemical Weapons Convention, the UK had to immediately address the country suspected of using an agent and provide it access to the agent in question.
On regional and international activities, al-Ali highlighted the Centre's co-operation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation since the establishment of the Committee in 2004 and Qatar's commitment to timing and transparency in their annual declarations on chemicals listed in the Chemical Weapons Convention, in addition to holding 27 events in co-operation with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and attracting the best experts in the world to give lectures.
Ambassador Hale stated, 'The Chemical Weapons Convention and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons provides the framework for developing modern approaches in safety and security management for handling chemicals and other dangerous substances.
The Chemical Weapons Convention is one of mankind's most successful disarmament efforts.
Quite apart from the Chemical Weapons Convention, chemical safety and industrial chemical security are hot issues for Lankan industries at this moment.
Under the terms of the Chemical Weapons Convention, the OPCW has so far verified the destruction of more than 80% of all declared chemical weapons.
The OPCW, based in The Hague, was established to enforce the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention.
Our family is deeply proud of Franz, his teammates in the field, the OPCW and their courageous work over these many years, implementing the Chemical Weapons Convention and eradicating stockpiles of the world's most terrible weaponized toxins," said Ontal's Manhattan-based brother, Rene, in a FaceBook chat with the Philippine Daily Inquirer on Saturday.
Based in The Hague, Netherlands, the OPCW was formed in 1997 to enforce the Chemical Weapons Convention, the first international treaty to outlaw an entire class of weapons.
8 (ANI): India has fulfilled all its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention, including destruction of its chemical weapons stockpiles in advance of the timeline agreed under the Convention, said Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.
The information will not yet be shared with the UK because a new process has to be agreed over the coming days as Syria is not signed up to the chemical weapons convention.
The Syrian ambassador to the United Nations said Thursday that Damascus had officially joined the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention, which commits members to destroying their stockpiles, a diplomatic move proposed by Russia earlier this week to help avoid US military strikes on Syria.

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