Statement from OPCW Spokesperson in response to media queries regarding alleged use of nerve agent VX in Malaysia

24 February 2017

According to media reports, the Malaysian authorities seem to have determined that the nerve agent VX was used in a killing at the airport on 13 February. Any use of chemical weapons is deeply disturbing. OPCW stands ready to provide its expertise and technical assistance, if required, to any State Party to the Chemical Weapons Convention.

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