Furthermore, the US has not withdrawn its reservation on the 1925 Geneva Protocol
where it still reserves its rights to use chemical weapons contrary to its obligations under the Convention.
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.
International reaction to the horrors of World War I led to adoption of the 1925 Geneva Protocol
, which banned the use of chemical weapons.
These efforts resulted in the 1925 Geneva Protocol
. While it prohibited the use of chemical weapons, the Protocol did not ban their production or possession.
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
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).
The 1925 Geneva Protocol
banned asphyxiating, poisonous or other gases and bacteriological methods of warfare.
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.
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.