Chemical Weapons Watchdog Remembers 1915 Chlorine Gas Attack

April 21, 2015 2:55 PM

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In a tribute close to the fields where Germany first used chlorine gas in its April 22, 1915 attack, OPCW Director General Ahmet Uzumcu said Tuesday that the purpose of his Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization could never be fully finished.

Uzumcu said that "our success cannot only be measured in weapons destroyed. It must extend to preventing new weapons from being developed and from being built."

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