11 March 2017

News Story: OPCW condemns chemical weapons use in fatal incident in Malaysia

THE HAGUE, March 10 (Xinhua) -- The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) executive council on Friday expressed grave concern that a chemical weapon was used in a fatal incident on Feb. 13 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

The agency called for those responsible for the use of the Schedule 1 nerve agent VX in a killing to be held accountable.

The OPCW council "unequivocally condemned the use of any chemical weapon by anyone under any circumstances as reprehensible and completely contrary to the legal norms and standards of the international community."

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