30 noiembrie 2021

Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare: Statement by High Representative/ Vice-President Josep Borrell


On this day, the European Union commemorates those who have died and suffered as a result of the use of chemical weapons.The prohibition of chemical weapons is the global norm today. Since the entry in force of the Chemical Weapons Convention in 1997, almost 99% of chemical weapon stockpiles declared by possessor States have been verifiably destroyed.However, chemical weapons remain a serious threat to international peace and security. No one should make use of chemical weapons, be it a State [...]