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South Sudan to join Chemical Weapons Convention – watchdog

Dec 02, 2017 - 12:51 PM

That would leave Israel, Egypt and North Korea as the only countries yet to join the arms treaty which came into force in 1997

CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION. This file photo shows the headquarters of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. File photo from Wikipedia

Syria calls chemical arms accusations 'campaign of lies'

Nov 28, 2016 - 10:44 PM

Syrian deputy foreign minister Faisal Mekdad speaking at an annual conference of countries belonging to the Chemical Weapons Convention says the accusations are part of a coordinated and repeated campaign of lies without evidence

Watchdog picks up Nobel Prize, eyes total chemical arms ban

Dec 10, 2013 - 10:07 PM

The body tasked with ridding the world of chemical weapons picked up its Nobel Peace Prize in an Oslo ceremony and said it hoped the prestige would speed a global ban on the dreaded arms

A file picture dated 31 August 2013 shows the flag of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in front of their building in The Hague, The Netherlands. File photo by Guus Schonewille/EPA

Syria's chemical arms may be shipped abroad – Kerry

Oct 18, 2013 - 12:15 AM

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has now checked 11 out of 20 sites declared by the Assad regime

Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 11, 2013 - 5:02 PM

UPDATED The UN backed OPCW was honored for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons Nobel Committee chairman Thorbjoern Jagland said

NOBEL WINNER. A file picture dated 31 August 2013 shows the flag of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in front of their building in The Hague, The Netherlands. EPA/Guus Schonewille