Chemical weapons watchdog marks centennial of World War I gas attack with victims' tribute

April 21, 2015 2:53 PM

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Chemical weapons watchdog marks centennial of World War I gas attack with victims' tribute

Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Uzumcu, right, prepares to lay a wreath during a special Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium, Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

The OPCW held a meeting in Ypres, nearly 100 years to the day of the first gas attacks of WWI, to honor the memory of victims of chemical warfare, as well as to re-dedicate collective efforts to rid the world of chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) (The Associated Press)

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