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Russian Parliamentarians visit the OPCW Secretariat

A delegation from the State Duma of the Russian Federation, headed by Mr. Vladimir P. Lukin, visited the Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on 10 September 1997 and held talks...16 September 1997Full story

OPCW Director-General Bustani meets with Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Mr José Bustani paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Mr Hans van Mierlo, to update the Minister about...12 September 1997Full story

Qatar ratifies the Chemical Weapons Convention

On 3 September 1997, the Government of Qatar deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction...10 September 1997Full story

Executive Council of the OPCW concludes its Fourth Session in The Hague

The Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons held its Fourth Session at the Netherlands Congress Centre in The Hague from 1 - 4 September 1997. In his opening statement to the Council, the...09 September 1997Full story

Director-General Bustani meets with Prime Minister Kok of the Netherlands

On 25 August 1997, the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Mr José Bustani paid a courtesy call to the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mr Willem Kok to exchange ideas on the...25 August 1997Full story

The Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs of Poland visits OPCW Secretariat

The Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Mr Eugeneniusz Wyzner, and his entourage, visited the Secretariat on 18 August 1997 and held talks with the Director-General, Mr José M. Bustani. Mr Wyzner, who was briefed on...20 August 1997Full story

Executive Council of the OPCW Concludes its Third Session in The Hague

The Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons held its Third Session at the Netherlands Congress Centre in The Hague from 28 July - 1 August 1997. In his opening statement to the Council, the...11 August 1997Full story

Brunei Darussalam ratifies the Chemical Weapons Convention

On 28 July, the Government of Brunei Darussalam deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction...30 July 1997Full story

Ghana ratifies the Chemical Weapons Convention

On 9 July, the Government of Ghana deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction (Convention or...15 July 1997Full story

Burkina Faso ratifies the Chemical Weapons Convention

On 8 July, the Government of Burkina Faso deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction (Convention...11 July 1997Full story