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    CSP-23 & RC-4

    OPCW-Asser WMD Programme

    Syria and the OPCW

    Salisbury Incident


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    Statistics

    193 States Parties covering
    98% of the global population.

    96% of the world's declared stockpile of 72,304 metric tonnes of chemical agent have been destroyed.

    6,861 inspections have taken place at 3,190 chemical weapon-related and 3,726 industrial sites since April 1997.

    4,766 industrial facilities are liable to inspection.