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Uzbekistan accedes to Geneva Protocol on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
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The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirzyoyev signed the Law “On the Accession of Uzbekistan to the Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare (Geneva, June 17, 1925)”.

The Protocol is supplemented by the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction and the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction.

To date, 142 nations, including such CIS countries as Armenia, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan, have acceded to the Geneva Protocol.

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