The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) at a Glance

The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is a multilateral treaty that bans chemical weapons and requires their destruction within a specified period of time. The treaty is of unlimited duration and is far more comprehensive than the 1925 Geneva Protocol, which outlaws the use but not the possession of chemical weapons.

https://www.armscontrol.org/factsheets/cwcglance

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