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Security Council extends the mandate of joint UN-OPCW body on chemical weapons in Syria

18 November 2016 – The Security Council has extended, for an additional year, the mandate of the United Nations-Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Joint Investigative Mechanism, the body tasked with identifying those behind chemical weapons attacks in the Syrian conflict.


Security Council extends mandate of UN-OPCW body on chemical weapons use in Syria

31 October 2016 – The UN Security Council today extended by just under three weeks the mandate of the United Nations- Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Joint Investigative Mechanism, the body tasked with identifying those behind chemical weapons attacks in the Syrian civil war.