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Chemical weapons treaty countries agree to facilitate weapons reductions

[JURIST] Delegates from over 120 member states [text] of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) [official website] concluded their tenth annual, five-day Conference of the State Parties [official agenda] at The Hague Friday, and agreed [press release] to improve efforts to fully implement the mandates of the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty [text] in their respective countries. The states adopted a resolution urging countries to facilitate the implementation of domestic legislation to promote full adoption of the convention, which calls for the eventual elimination of chemical weapons through international cooperation. Xinhuanet has more.

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