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warfare using chemical agents to kill or injure or incapacitate the enemy

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is accusing us of cooperating in Syria's manufacturing of chemical weapons, stating this was reflected in a report by the U.
In 2016, President Donald Trump authorized a US missile strike on a Syrian airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack against civilians, but it was too limited to persuade the regime to stop using chemical weapons.
The United States calls on Syria to eliminate all chemical weapons, to dismantle fully its chemical weapons program, and to ensure that these weapons can no longer be used against the Syrian people.
Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said Moscow had struck a "deep blow" to UN efforts to identify those using chemical weapons and deter future attacks.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has always emphasized that no group is entitled to use chemical weapons in armed conflicts and this is while the ISIL terrorist group has unfortunately used chemical weapons in its war against the Syrian government," Zarif said in a meeting with OPCW Director-General Ahmed Uzumcu in Tehran on Sunday.
With CMA's continued success in eliminating chemical weapons, I'm proud not only of our exceptional safety record, but [also] the many technologies we [have] continue[d] to employ over the past 2 decades," said Colonel Nathaniel W.
Mattis also reiterated that the United States believed Syria had retained some chemical weapons.
org/chemical-weapons-convention/) Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), which bans the development, production, acquisition, stockpiling, retention, transfer or use of chemical weapons by States Parties.
Member states of the international body responsible for monitoring the use of chemical weapons must trigger an investigation into the alleged chemical weapons attacks in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur, revealed by Amnesty International last month.
Allowing the use of chemical weapons to go unpunished not only could reverse one of the few promising developments in the Syrian conflict; it also threatens to undermine international norms on the use of toxic gas and nerve agents, increasing the possibility that they will be used in terrorist attacks.
In October 2013, following Syria's accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention, a joint mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the United Nations was tasked with eliminating the country's chemical arsenal and production facilities.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan had actively participated in the negotiations to finalize the text of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) in the conference on disarmament.
THE United States is investigating whether the Islamic State (IS) used chemical weapons, following claims that the terror group deployed them against Kurdish forces in northern Iraq.
Riyadh, July 9 (BNA): The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia confirmed the importance of carrying out Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons, asserting that it was among the first countries to accede to international treaties related to the ban on weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons.
Riyadh, Ramadan 21, 1436, Jul 8, 2015, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia confirmed the importance of carrying out Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons, asserting that it was among the first countries to accede to international treaties related to the ban of mass destruction weapons and the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons, in particular, Saudi Ambassador to Holland Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Abu Haimid, who is also the Kingdom's Permanent Representative to the organization, announced yesterday, as he was addressing the 79th session of the executive council of the organization.
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