For a peaceful world: Diplomat calls for ending chemical weapons


ISLAMABAD: The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Director-General Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü on Wednesday called for elimination of chemical weapons.

While speaking at a seminar “Achievements of OPCW and its future role in post-destruction phase” organised by the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI), he said that at a time when chemical weapons were still being used to horrific effect, “we owe it to ourselves, and our future generations to do away with these weapons, once and for all.”