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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The Hague-Nov26 (BNA) Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Abdulla Abdullatif Abdullatif today led Bahrain's delegation to the Seventeenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CSP-17) at the World Forum Convention Center (WFCC) at Churchillplein 10, The Hague, the Netherlands.
"The government of Lebanon deposited its instrument of accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention with the secretary general of the United Nations," on Friday, according to a statement released by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the international agency tasked with implementing the treaty.
The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is an international arms control and disarmament treaty that was the culmination of many years of discussions and negotiations at Geneva by the 40 members of the Conference on Disarmament (CD).
In this regard, al-Sabbagh said that unless Israel joins the Chemical Weapons Convention and all other international agreements related to the disarmament of weapons of mass destruction, the region of the Middle East will not enjoy regional security and peace.
The Hague [Netherlands], May 24 ( ANI ): Palestine, on May 23, submitted its instrument of accession to Chemical Weapons Convention to European Union (EU).
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.
The Foreign Secretary said since its entry into force in April 1997, the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) represents a remarkable success story in the field of multilateralism and disarmament.
Speaking of the Chemical Weapons Convention, Minister Bathiudeen said: "The Chemical Weapons Convention is an international treaty which seeks to eliminate this class of weapons in a verifiable manner.
The election took place at the 14th Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), currently underway in The Hague.
The Chemical Weapons Convention is an international disarmament and arms contro treaty that, when it comes into force, will ban the development, production, stockpiling, transfer and use of chemical weapons.

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