general and traditional definition of a chemical weapon is a toxic
chemical contained in a delivery system, such as a bomb or shell.
The Convention defines chemical weapons much more generally. The term
chemical weapon is applied to any toxic chemical or its precursor that
can cause death, injury, temporary incapacitation or sensory irritation
through its chemical action. Munitions or other delivery devices
designed to deliver chemical weapons, whether filled or unfilled, are
also considered weapons themselves. -- Brief
Description of Chemical Weapons, Chemical Weapon defined by the CWC, CW
Agent Group, Persistency Rate of Action: Organisation for
Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
using chemical weapons by Syrian government's 25 times in 5 provinces
Syrian Network for Human Rights' team conducted
separate investigation for each case of using chemical weapons by
Syrian Armed Forces inside Syrian territories.
The team encountered great difficulties, especially in ability of the
team members from field visits and conducting analyses, cause Syrian
government preventing Syrian Network for Human Rights to work freely on
the Syrian's territory, and chasing its member.
Syrian Network for Human Rights' Team who
exist in all of the Syrian territories documented and recorded
information and testimonies that they could obtain from survivors,
eyewitnesses and physicians had examined injures, to finally get the
following appendixes and attachments.
Joint Syrian Iranian Hezbollah Military
Command: Expanding capabilities for global coordinated CBRNE attacks.
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