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State of Palestine Joins the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons


palestine flagOn 21 June 2018, the state of Palestine became a member state to Chemical Weapons Convention after it deposited its instrument of accession on 17 May 2018 with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Palestine is 193rd member state to this convention and today Over ninety-six percent of all chemical weapon stockpiles declared by possessor States have been destroyed under verification of Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).