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Deputy Minister Šrámek at the Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties

 

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivo Šrámek is a head of the delegation of the Czech Republic at the 4th Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction that takes place in the Hague between June 26 and 28, 2018.

The Special Session of the Conference at ministerial level is attended by more than 140 delegations of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. The Special Session of the Conference has been convened due to the recent repeated use of chemical weapons in the world. 

The delegations of member states are discussing proposals how to improve compliance with the Convention. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Ivo Šrámek has supported in his speech the creation of a mechanism that would allow the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to identify persons and entities responsible for the use of chemical weapons. 

The Czech Republic chairs the Executive Council of the OPCW, which is the main governing body of the OPCW between the States Parties conferences. The OPCW ensures the implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction.

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