News Releases

Below are news releases relating to the activities of Director-General Üzümcü.

Director-General Visits Finland for High Level Meetings

The OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, visited Finland on 4 October 2013 where he met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Erkki Tuomioja, and the Undersecretary of State, Jaakko Laajava. In these meetings...07 October 2013Full story

Director-General Visits Rome and Meets Pope Francis

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, visited the Vatican today and had an audience with Pope Francis.The Director-General provided the Holy Father a...27 September 2013Full story

Statement by the OPCW Director-General on Syria Proposal

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, has noted the proposal to place the Syrian stockpile of chemical weapons under international control and the...10 September 2013Full story

OPCW Director-General meets with Turkish Foreign Minister

The OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, and the Foreign Minister of Turkey, H.E. Mr Ahmet Davutoğlu, met in London on 23 August 2013. They are in the United Kingdom on separate visits.The Director-General briefed the...23 August 2013Full story

Director-General Visits UK, Opens CW Disarmament Conference

The OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, visited London on 6 June 2013 where he had bilateral discussions with officials in the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and opened the 16th International Chemical...07 June 2013Full story

Director-General Visits Sweden, Opens International Symposium

The OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, visited Stockholm on 3 June 2013 where he met with senior Swedish Government officials and opened the 11th International Symposium on Protection against Chemical and Biological...06 June 2013Full story

Director-General Visits Saudi Arabia

The OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, visited the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 12 and 13 May 2013. During visits to Riyadh and Jeddah he met with senior government officials and delivered an address at the King Fahd...13 May 2013Full story

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