Tag: chemical weapons

Arms Control and International Security: EU imposes sanctions on Syrian officers and scientists Involved in the use of chemical weapons in Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: The European Council has decided (17 July, 2017) to sanction sixteen senior military officials and Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Centre Scientists (SSRC) for their roles in the development and use of chemical weapons against civilian populations. This action follows sanctions designations recently undertaken by the United States, similarly aimed at holding

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Iraq remains a dangerous place, US taking full precautions for American people and facilities

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device was detonated directly outside an entry point on the perimeter of the U.S. consulate in Erbil in Iraq on Friday at 10:44 a.m. Eastern time when the duck and cover protocol was activated at the U.S. consulate. Briefing media persons on this incident Marie Harf, Acting

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