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Russia: Chemical Weapons

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 133411, tabled on 20 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether Novichok-5 was declared by the Russian Government to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

Answered on

26 March 2018

Russia has denied having a Novichok programme. It has not declared Novichok agents or production facilities as required by the Chemical Weapons Convention.

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