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MOSOW, April 11. /TASS/. The Technical Secretariat of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has stated its readiness to send experts to Syria at the end of the week, Russia's OPCW Envoy Alexander Shulgin said in a live broadcast of Rossiya 1 TV Channel on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will convene for a special session devoted to the alleged Chemical weapons use in Syria on ... The meeting is planned to be held in the OPCW headquarters in The Hague, the note said.

The OPCW, in its statement, said its technical Secretariat has asked the Syrian government to make the necessary arrangements for the deployment of a fact-finding mission. The group is the implementing body for the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1997, which has been signed by 192 member states. Syria
"Since the first reports of alleged use of chemical weapons in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic, were issued, the Organisation for the Prohibition of chemical Weapons (OPCW) has been gathering information from all available sources and analyzing it. At the same time, OPCW's Director-General, ...
BEIRUT - The international chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday it was sending a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected chemical gas attack took place over the weekend, following a request from the Syrian government and its Russian backers that appeared to be aimed ... OPCW
Syrian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bashar Jaafari voiced Damascus' readiness to provide unlimited assistance to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) mission coming to the city of Douma in order to investigate into an alleged Chemical attack. "My ... OPCW

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it has begun a preliminary analysis of an alleged Chemical weapons attack in Syria. The Hague-based watchdog issued a statement on Monday, expressing grave concern over a reported attack in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus. Syrian ...
Naryshkin's comments come as the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the world's Chemical weapons watchdog, holds a meeting at Russia's request to discuss Britain's allegations that Moscow was behind the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter with ... Cold War intel
At the closed-door meeting of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Executive Committee in The Hague, convened at the request of Moscow, Russia insisted it was ready to cooperate. "We consider this is necessary to ensure that this problem is solved within the ... spy
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has identified dozens of incidents of chemical weapons used in Syria, but its mandate does not allow it to determine who carried out the attack. After the OPCW said that sarin had been used in the militant-held town of Khan Sheikhun in ... spy
GENEVA, February 28. /TASS/. Russia is against any new initiatives proposed as substitutes for the functions of the UN Security Council and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on Wednesday. spy
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) concluded that sarin nerve gas was used in Khan Sheikhoun, in Idlib province, last April in an incident that killed more than 80 people. UN investigators ... The OPCW is investigating those attacks, Reuters news agency reports, citing diplomatic sources. spy
The Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) opened an investigation on Sunday into reports of the repeated use of chlorine ... Among the attacks the OPCW's fact-finding team will examine is one on Sunday which local health authorities said killed a child and caused ... spy
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will examine attacks including one on Sunday which health authorities said killed a child and caused symptoms consistent with exposure to chlorine gas, the sources said. Political leaders in France, the United States and United Kingdom ... spy
THE HAGUE, February 27. /TASS/. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) continues to study all credible statements concerning the possible use of poisonous substances in Syria, the organization said in a statement in response to a request from TASS to comment on media ... spy
"All chemical munitions and materials that Syria used to keep were handed over to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and then destroyed on board ships in Western countries," he said at a news conference in Damascus. The diplomat refuted allegations by the US and some ... spy
The accusations "continue to be of grave concern," the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said. A fact-finding ... The OPCW's fact-finding mission was set up in April 2014, and its reports were sent to a joint UN and OPCW panel, known as the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM). spy

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- A fact-finding mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) continues to look into all allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and will submit a report soon, said a UN official on Monday. The majority of the allegations involve ... spy
In this seven-year period there have been over a thousand documented uses of chemical weapons, and the UN's inspectors, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), have been called to investigate some attacks. However Russia, Syria's key ally, has vetoed their activities 10 ... spy
During the talks, the U.S. side called the Russian draft resolution "defective" and insisted the UN Joint Investigative Mechanism and OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) resumed work on the investigation into the chemical attacks, continuing to blame Moscow for having "killed" it. spy
An Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) fact-finding mission (FFM) is currently investigating recent allegations about the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic. The FFM's mandate is “to establish facts surrounding allegations of the use of toxic chemicals … for ... spy
U.N. disarmament chief Izumi Nakamitsu told the council that the OPCW is continuing to follow up on the remaining "gaps, inconsistencies and discrepancies" in Syria's declaration to the chemical weapons watchdog about its chemical weapons program. She said OPCW experts are also looking into ... spy
WASHINGTON DC, United States (Kurdistan 24) – The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has concluded that the regime of Bashar al-Assad was responsible for the most lethal chemical attack in Syria's eight-year-long civil war, Reuters reported on Tuesday. On Aug. 21, 2013, hundreds of ... spy
DEN HAAG, KRJOGJA.com - Indonesia memimpin pertemuan pertama Komite Persiapan (Open-Ended Working Group for the Preparations/PrepCom) untuk 4th Review Conference Tahun 2018, yang berlangsung di gedung Organisasi Pelarangan Senjata Kimia (Organization for the Prohibition of ... spy
We pledge our unequivocal support to the work of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013 for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons. We also reaffirm the importance of full respect for the 1925 Geneva Protocol for ... spy
Russia is trying to organize a visit by experts of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to Syria, where they can examine chemical ... According to the Russian diplomat, the Syrian government invited OPCW investigators to districts liberated from militants, where abandoned ... spy
"From the very beginning the Syrian authorities have many times invited experts of the OPCW [Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons] Fact-Finding Mission in Syria and the OPCW-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism to visit Khan Sheikhoun [subjected to a chemical incident] and the Shairat ... spy
The White House has been among those to congratulate Libya on the complete destruction of Qaddafi-era chemical weapons and their precursors following a ceremony to mark the occasion yesterday. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) verified the complete destruction of ... spy
BRUSSELS, Jan 11 (KUNA) -- The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Uzumcu, applauded ... The OPCW's Executive Council on 20 July 2016 adopted a decision calling for necessary international assistance in response to the Libyan ... spy
Germany has also declared its willingness to aid the OPCW in its quest to destroy Syrian chemical weapons. The OPCW administers the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), which forbids the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons and their precursors. The OPCW was awarded the ... spy
The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog OPCW said that Russia's veto of United Nations Security Council resolutions to extend the mandate of an investigation team tasked with apportioning blame for chemical attacks in Syria "creates a gap which needs to be addressed by the ... spy
"All chemical munitions and materials that Syria used to keep were handed over to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and then destroyed on board ships in Western countries," he said at a news conference in Damascus. The diplomat refuted allegations by the US and some ... spy
However, a year later, in September 2014, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) fact-finding mission found “compelling ... The OPCW also said it is confident that government forces used the nerve agent Sarin in an attack on the town of Kahn Sheikhoun in Idleb province in April ... spy
The Federal Office for Civil Protection (FOCP) of Switzerland recently hosted, in collaboration with the Technical Secretariat of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the second workshop on Schedule 1 facilities at Spiez Laboratory in Switzerland. The workshop included 43 ... spy
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- A fact-finding mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) continues to look into all allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and will submit a report soon, said a UN official on Monday. The majority of the allegations involve ... spy
The third meeting of training centres on assistance and protection under Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention, organised by National Committee for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, in collaboration with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), through Doha ... spy
The Twenty-Second Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) recently appointed H.E. Ambassador Fernando Arias of Spain as the next director-general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Ambassador Arias will take ... spy
... up to the convention, and more than 96 percent of the planet's declared chemical weapon stockpiles have been destroyed under OPCW verification. ... the fence," top foreign ministry official Moses Akol Ajawin told the annual meeting of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). spy
The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog OPCW said that Russia's veto of United Nations Security Council resolutions to extend the mandate of an investigation team tasked with apportioning blame for chemical attacks in Syria "creates a gap which needs to be addressed by the ... spy
The mandate of the joint Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-UN panel, the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) expires today. Had the Japanese-penned resolution been adopted, the mandate of the JIM would have been renewed for a period of 30 days, with a possibility of ... spy
Progress in eliminating chemical weapons stockpiles and the appointment of a new director general will highlight the Organization for the ... spy
The Deputy Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Hamid Ali Rao, recently visited Mexico ... spy
The recent report of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the United Nations accused the Syrian government ... spy
The Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Uzumcu said in a note in his forty-ninth ... spy
The Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Uzumcu said in a note in his forty-ninth ... spy
Russia has criticized the latest OPCW-UN report which blames Damascus for the chemical attack in Syria's Idlib province in April, pointing out ... spy
The new report from the OPCW-UN's Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) on chemical attacks in Syria, provided to the UN Security Council ... spy
In the margins of the 86th Session of the Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), a ceremony ... spy
The Russian Foreign Ministry says that the UN-OPCW report on Khan Sheikhun focuses solely on justifying the conclusions presented by the ... spy
A careful reading of the latest OPCW reports on the Al-Lataminah and Khan Sheikhoun Sarin attacks reveals not only more details about those ... spy


 

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