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TEHRAN, Jul 30 - When former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein used chemical weapons to kill thousands of Iranians during the imposed war from 1980 to 1988, not only did the US and its Western and regional allies look the other way but they also aided the then-dictatorial regime in committing war crimes.
News ID: 42586    Publish Date : 2019/07/30


TEHRAN, Jun 29 - Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the Islamic Republic, as the biggest victim of chemical attacks, has been most active in the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
News ID: 41328    Publish Date : 2019/06/29


TEHRAN, Apr 21 - A senior Iranian lawmaker called on the Foreign Ministry to observe a parliamentary bill that requires legal retaliatory action against the US, including formal complaint at international courts to receive compensation from Washington for Iranian victims of chemical weapons .
News ID: 38193    Publish Date : 2019/04/21


TEHRAN, Feb 26 - Britain, the United States and 18 other members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have voted down a proposal by Russia to add a broad array of deadly agents to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) arms control treaty.
News ID: 35949    Publish Date : 2019/02/26


TEHRAN, November 25 -Iran has strongly denounced US claims of developing chemical weapons , with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warning that the allegations are not just "obscene" but "dangerous."
News ID: 31946    Publish Date : 2018/11/25


TEHRAN, November 23 - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi dismissed as “unfounded” the US government’s accusations that the Islamic Republic has violated the Chemical Weapons Convention.
News ID: 31884    Publish Date : 2018/11/23


TEHRAN, November 20 - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov rejected a recent claim by Washington that Iran is not abiding by the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention, stressing that Tehran has been “fully” compliant with its commitments under the treaty.
News ID: 31727    Publish Date : 2018/11/20


TEHRAN, November 18 - In a bid to ratchet up pressure on Tehran, the United States appears to be preparing to level a new allegation against Iran, claiming that country is not abiding by the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention.
News ID: 31660    Publish Date : 2018/11/18


TEHRAN, April 16 - Russia said a visit by inspectors from the United Nations chemical watchdog to the site of an alleged gas attack in Syria's Douma has been delayed due to recent Western airstrikes on the Arab country.
News ID: 21784    Publish Date : 2018/04/16


TEHRAN, April 12 - Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan reiterated that no one can claim that Syria has used chemical weapons against rebels.
News ID: 21628    Publish Date : 2018/04/12


TEHRAN, March 22 - Militant groups have abandoned chemical arms production facilities and over 40 tons of chemical weapons after retreating from different conflict zones in Syria, a Russian defense ministry official says.
News ID: 20889    Publish Date : 2018/03/22


TEHRAN, March 12 -The Syrian military has found a workshop used by foreign-backed militants to make chemical weapons , Russian media say.
News ID: 20436    Publish Date : 2018/03/12


TEHRAN, February 18- U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that, despite denials, public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons , and added that it was time for the international community to hold the Syrian government to account.
News ID: 19498    Publish Date : 2018/02/18


TEHRAN, February 17 - Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria, and takes the utmost care of civilians, a Turkish diplomatic source said, after Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group accused it of carrying out a gas attack in Syria's Afrin region.
News ID: 19475    Publish Date : 2018/02/17


TEHRAN, February 14 - President Emmanuel Macron says if the use of chemical weapons against civilians is proven in Syria, "France will strike" while noting that no proof of such an action has been presented.
News ID: 19307    Publish Date : 2018/02/14


TEHRAN, January 19 - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the West of "resisting" Moscow's efforts to take away the ability of Syrian terrorists to develop and use chemical weapons .
News ID: 18111    Publish Date : 2018/01/19


TEHRAN, October 25 -Moscow vetoed a UN Security Council resolution to renew the mandate for a UN mission investigating the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Ahead of the vote, Russia suggested postponing the discussion, but its proposal was rejected.
News ID: 14637    Publish Date : 2017/10/25


TEHRAN, July 2, YJC - Iran's defense minister said despite Western countries’ propaganda, Syrian forces have never used chemical weapons against terrorists, who are using weapons of mass destruction in their war against Damascus.
News ID: 10852    Publish Date : 2017/07/02


TEHRAN, July 2, YJC - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic, as per its core principles, opposes the use of chemical weapons in any form and by any group.
News ID: 10848    Publish Date : 2017/07/02


Iran’s Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Alireza Jahangiri categorically blasted use of chemical weapons by terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria.
News ID: 8198    Publish Date : 2017/03/09