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Press Release Regarding The Workshop Entitled "universalization Of The Chemical Weapons Convention" , 14.04.2009

Turkey will host the workshop entitled “Universalization of the Chemical Weapons Convention” which will be organized by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in İstanbul on 16-17 April 2009.  

More than seventy experts including from those states not party to the Chemical Weapons Convention are expected to participate in the Workshop which aims at raising awareness about the Chemical Weapons Convention and promoting universalization and effective implementation of it particularly in the Mediterranean basin and the Middle East. 

Being a party to the Chemical Weapons Convention since 1997, Turkey will continue to contribute to the international efforts in the field of disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation.