Meanwhile, more than 96% of all chemical weapon stockpiles declared by possessor states have reportedly, under OPCW
verification, been destroyed.
The Syrian Government has agreed to accept the mission and will provide security in areas under its control, the OPCW
said in a news release.
Syria had also submitted a revised plan to remove all chemicals from its territory by the end of April 2014, the OPCW
"Without the expertise and courageous engagement of OPCW
experts on the ground, it would be impossible to destroy the Assad Regime's highly dangerous chemical weapons," he noted; for which reason Germany wishes to pass on its expertise to the OPCW
inspectors in preparation for the difficult task awaiting them in Syria, he added.
Previously one of only five countries not to have signed the global treaty, Syria accepted the Russian proposal last month and has so far won rare praise for its cooperation with OPCW
s inspectors, who are already hard at work.
report said the United States had destroyed about 90 percent of its stockpile, Russia had destroyed 70 percent and Libya, 51 percent.
Also next week, the head of The Hague-based OPCW
, Ahmet E[pounds sterling]zE-mcE-, is due to brief the organization's member States on Tuesday, the same day he will address the OPCW
Ahmet Uzumcu, Director General of the OPCW
on 15th February, 2011, during the 63rd Session of the Executive Council.
's 2001 budget includes significant cutbacks, cutbacks that -- unless reversed in 2002 -- will seriously undermine the organization's efforts to perform its duty of ensuring compliance by the parties.
ISLAMABAD, March 5 Kyodo The director general of the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW
), Jose Mauricio Bustani, said Friday his organization is not planning an inspection in Pakistan.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW
), based in The Hague, said at a news conference that the AUM chemical weapons facilities were the first in the world to be demolished under the Chemical Weapons Convention which went into effect in April last year.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons lauded Tehran for its cooperation with the OPCW
, and said the country has active presence in international forums.