Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 14:30
Moving ahead on US-Russia’s plan to tackle the issue of chemical weapons, Syria applied to join Chemical Weapons Convention which has been accepted by the United Nations on Sunday.
Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 20:48
India welcomed Syria`s decision of accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention, a move that may make international strikes against the Middle Eastern nation appear less imminent.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 22:20
China backed a Russian proposal to place Syria`s chemical weapons under international control in a bid to avert a possible US military strike, even as a Syrian opposition delegation landed here today for talks.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 20:28
Sri Lanka on Wednesday expressed concern about reports on the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria that has resulted in a large number of civilian casualties.
Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 09:29
The Chemical Weapons Convention, which is in force since April 29, 1997, has been joined by 188 of 193 UN member states.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 15:48
Parliament on Thursday passed a bill that prohibits transfer of specified toxic chemicals from and to a country which is not party to the Chemical Weapons Convention.
Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 20:33
A bill to amend the Chemical Weapons Convention Act which prohibits transfer of specified toxic chemicals from and to a country which is not party to the instrument was tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
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