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Iraq congratulated on Complete Destruction of Chemical Weapons

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, has congratulated the Government of Iraq on the completion of the destruction of the country’s chemical weapons remnants, during today’s visit of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Iraq, H.E. Dr Abdulrazzaq Al Jaleel Essa. “I welcome […]

Rebels "Seize Nuclear Materials"

By John Lee. Iraq's envoy to the UN has warned that Sunni militants have seized nearly 40kg of uranium compounds from a university in Mosul. Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim (pictured) appealed for international help in the matter, while according to a BBC report, US officials played down the threat, saying the materials were not believed to […]

US, Iraq Agree on Chemical Weapons

The United States of America and the Republic of Iraq signed a Framework for a Strategic Bilateral Cooperation Program for Addressing Chemical Weapons Risks in Baghdad recently. This program formalizes the cooperative efforts of our two nations in identifying and mitigating the threat of chemical weapons by developing a national response plan and building Iraq's […]

Iraq Participates in Chemical Weapons Conference

The 3rd Chemical Weapons Convention Review Conference was opened on Monday 8\4\2013 in Hague in the presence of Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary General, Ahmed Auzmjo, Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Frans Timmermans, the Dutch Foreign Minister, in addition to a number of ministers and dignitaries of the member […]