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chemical substances that can be delivered using munitions and dispersal devices to cause death or severe harm to people and animals and plants

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chemical weapon stockpile communities or have never encountered recovered chemical warfare materiel, you may not be familiar with CMA.
Joining the session to enhance Lankan industrial chemical handling are a members of a top team from the Hague's (Netherlands) OPCW-which conducted widely publicised Syrian chemical weapon inspections in October 2013.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons received the Nobel Peace Prize last fall partly as agitprop to promote the safekeeping group's long-held goal of disarmament.
Our task is to consign chemical weapons to history, forever--a task we have been carrying out with quiet determination, and no small measure of success.
SYRIA has completed the destruction of critical equipment for producing chemical weapons and filling munitions with poison gas, an official at the global chemical weapons watchdog said yesterday.
There is no doubt amongst the UK intelligence community that the Syrian regime possesses vast stockpiles" of chemical weapon, according to a British Parliamentary report published in July 2013.
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.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that Syria had dispersed its warplanes in recent days and retained chemical weapons, an issue that would have to be taken up diplomatically.
Valery Kapashin, a military official who heads the storage and elimination of Russia's chemical stockpiles, said the chemical weapons currently in existence will be destroyed by December 2017.
Sudan: International chemical weapons investigation urgently needed into horrific Jebel Marra attacks AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
In one respect, multilateral action has had a clearly positive impact: the elimination of the Syrian government's chemical weapons program.
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