Chinese-Russian proposal to limit powers of chemical weapons agency fails

By REUTERS
November 20, 2018 13:16
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AMSTERDAM - A Chinese-Russian proposal opposed by Western powers that would have limited new powers by the global chemical weapons agency to assign blame for attacks with banned poisons in Syria failed to win enough support in a vote at the organization on Tuesday.

The draft decision put to a vote at a conference of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was blocked in a vote of 82 against and 30 in favor.




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