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Nov 30, 2018
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare reaffirms UN's stand against weapons of mass destruction, promotion of global peaceEvery year, on 30 November, United Nations observes the Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare commemorating an opportunity to pay tribute to millions of lives lost round the globe in the wake of chemical warfare.
Jul 12, 2018
India asks chemical weapons watchdog OPCW to monitor threat of Islamic State acquiring deadly nerve agentsIndia is "deeply worried" about reports of the so-called 'Islamic State' or IS acquiring chemical weapons, and has asked the chemical weapons watchdog OPCW to closely monitor this threat.
Jun 28, 2018
OPCW conference: India cites 'incomplete consultation' to vote against draft decision on use of chemical weaponsIndia, in the OPCW voted against a draft decision regarding the use of chemical weapons due to "incomplete consultations" though it referred to usage of chemical weaponry as an "abhorrent act'
Nov 18, 2017
Russia blocks UN resolution drafted by Japan to extend inquiry investigating Syria chemical attacksRussia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted UNSC resolution to extend by one month an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria
Apr 28, 2017
Chemical weapons used 45 times in Syria since late 2016, alleges OPCW chiefExperts from the world's watchdog tasked with destroying chemical weapons are probing reports that toxic arms have been used 45 times in Syria since late last year, the body's chief said Friday.
Apr 05, 2017
UN chief Antonio Guterres 'deeply disturbed' by Syria chemical attack reportsUnited Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "deeply disturbed" by reports of a suspected chemical attack on Syria but is not in a position to independently verify it.
Feb 06, 2014
UN: 'Unspeakable suffering' for Syria's childrenChildren in Syria have been tortured, sexually abused and subjected to "indiscriminate" attacks by President Bashar Assad's forces, and recruited for combat and terror operations by the rebels fighting to topple him during the country's nearly 3-year-old conflict, a new United Nations report said.
Jan 25, 2014
Western govts lose patience as Syrian chemical handover stallsWestern governments are growing impatient with Syria's failure to follow up promptly on a first small shipment of chemical weapons and fear Damascus will miss a deadline to hand over all toxins by mid-2014.
Nov 20, 2013
Syria's chemical weapons may be destroyed at sea -sourcesFour days after Albania rejected a US request that it host a weapons decommissioning plant, Western diplomats and an official of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons at The Hague told Reuters the OPCW was studying whether it might carry out the work at sea, on a ship or offshore rig.
Nov 06, 2013
US sceptical of of Syrian chemical arms declaration: American UN envoyThe United States is reviewing with skepticism the Syrian government's chemical arms declaration, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations said on Tuesday as another official cautioned that intelligence suggested Syria may try to hide some weapons