April 16, 2020 4:56 pm
The exchanges between Russia and the Europeans took place at the monthly meeting on Syria's chemical weapons, which was closed. Russia, Germany, Britain and Estonia distributed the statements of their ambassadors.
November 19, 2018 5:29 am
According to officials, the current plan needs to be strengthened in terms of assigning responsibilities and fixing liability in case of an emergency. The plan include details of how to respond to such attacks - from evacuation to providing quick medical assistance and organising shelters.
June 26, 2018 6:11 pm
The 20-year-old Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which oversees a 1997 treaty banning the use of toxins as weapons, is a technical, scientific body which determines whether chemical weapons were used.
April 12, 2018 9:02 am
Anything specifically designed or intended for use in direct connection with the release of a chemical agent to cause death or harm is itself a chemical weapon.
October 23, 2015 12:45 pm
India contributed to international efforts under the UN and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for the destruction of Syria's declared chemical weapon stockpiles.
April 14, 2015 5:24 pm
The group's report said people near the sites of three attacks exhibited symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals.
February 01, 2015 3:37 pm
Mosul is the biggest city in northern Iraq and the largest population centre in ISIS' hands.
January 07, 2015 10:14 am
The mission was established by the OPCW on April 29 to establish the facts surrounding allegations of the use of chlorine "for hostile purposes'' in Syria.
October 11, 2014 12:14 am
Will the Nobel nudge and inspire India and Pakistan to stand up for their children?
May 13, 2014 1:53 pm
The statement by Human Rights Watch adds to growing concerns that chemical weapons are still being used in Syria.