Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons


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Noun1.Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons - international organization for chemical disarmament; administers the Chemical Weapons Convention
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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.
Addressing the 85th session of The Hague-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Alireza Jahangiri voiced deep concern over the use of chemical weapons by terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq and asked for the attention to the nature and effectiveness of these terrorist groups and called for the member states' condemnation of the incidents.
This came during a speech by the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the Kingdom of the Netherlands Ambassador Abdulaziz Obouhamd on Monday at the Conference of States Parties to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in its twentieth session, which began in the Hague and lasts five days.
03(Saba)- Deputy Foreign Minister Amir al-Aidaroos met on Tuesday in the Dutch city of The Hague, Director of International Cooperation at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Mark Albon.
During the Syrian conflict, more than 160,000 people have died and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, OPCW, along with the United Nations are investigating the use of chlorine, an industrial chemical, during hostilities.
The ship has just left the port," the head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Ahmet Uzumcu, said in The Hague.
Mekdad made the comments during a meeting in Damascus with Sigrid Kg, who leads the joint mission by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to verify Syria's compliance with its agreed handover of its stockpiles of chemicals and chemical weapons.
NNA - The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) denied on Tuesday a report by the Syrian Foreign Ministry that its team in Syria was kidnapped.
Summary: The "Monument of Halabja Massacre" was placed in the garden of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Headquarters in a ceremony attended by Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, the head of the chemical weapons watchdog Ahmet Uzumcu and the mayor of the Hague Jozias Johannes van rtsen along with many Iraqi Kurdish officials.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said Monday that a 13th consignment of chemicals was shipped out of Latakia port in Syrian President Bashar Assad's home province, which means that just over 65 percent of Syria's internationally declared chemical weapons stockpile has been removed from the war-torn country, the Associated Press reported.
SOUNDBITE (English) Sigrid Kg, Special Coordinator of the joint mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW):
Ms Kaag is the Dutch diplomat leading the joint mission by the UN and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to destroy Syria's chemical stockpile.

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