Tehran has ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention, a new treaty banning the production and possession of nerve gas weapons. The treaty subjects all signatories to mandatory international inspections. Countries that do not join the treaty will be gradually excluded from selling conventional chemicals such as pesticides. So far, 104 countries have agreed to participate in the international control and inspection system established by the treaty.
We are a voice to you; you have been a support to us. Together we build journalism that is independent, credible and fearless. You can further help us by making a donation. This will mean a lot for our ability to bring you news, perspectives and analysis from the ground so that we can make change together.
Comments are moderated and will be published only after the site moderator’s approval. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. Selected comments may also be used in the ‘Letters’ section of the Down To Earth print edition.