Tag Archives | Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

Complete Destruction of Libya’s Chemical Weapons

The Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, applauded the complete elimination of the Category 2 chemical materials removed from Libya and transported to Germany for destruction at ceremony hosted by the Government of Germany and held on 11 January at the chemical weapons destruction facility operated by […]

Libyan Chemical Weapons arrive in Germany

Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the safe removal of the remaining chemical Weapons from Libya, pending their final elimination The safe removal of the remaining chemical weapons from Libya, in compliance with the Chemical Weapons Convention, constitutes a positive and important development for the stability of Libya. With the materials having reached […]

Last of Chemical Weapon Precursors Successfully Removed

Announcing a major milestone in the international operation to verifiably eliminate Libya’s remaining chemical weapons stocks, the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, confirmed that the chemicals have been successfully removed from Libya on 27 August 2016. The operation -- facilitated and coordinated by the OPCW -- […]