Geneva Protocol

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A document prepared by the League of Nations during the 1925 Geneva Conference, which was intended to ban the use of chemical and biological weapons. The protocol didn’t prevent production, storage or transfer of such weapons, a loophole that was closed in the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention and the 1993 Chemical Weapons Convention.

Geneva Protocol

Global village A document prepared by the League of Nations during the 1925 Geneva Conference intended to ban chemical weapons. See Chemical Weapons, Ypres. Cf Geneva Convention.
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The 1925 Geneva Protocol merely banned the "use in war" of chemical weapons.
He noted that in 1968 Syria joined the 1925 Geneva protocol on the prohibition of biological weapons proliferation and is committed to what it signed.
Russia is contacting the Syrian side so as to "secure reliable protection of the country's chemical weapons storage," Gatilov said, adding that Moscow has urged Damascus to fulfill its obligations under the 1925 Geneva Protocol and the Convention on the prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
In 1968, Syria joined the 1925 Geneva Protocol on the prohibition of the use in war of asphyxiating, poisonous or other gases, and of bacteriological methods of warfare.
The Secretary of State will ensure that the policy of the United States Government condemning the use of chemical weapons (CW) munitions in the Iran-Iraq war is unambiguous and consistent with he 1925 Geneva protocol.
For the biological weapons office, this means analyzing and understanding the 1972 Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention and the 1925 Geneva Protocol.
If you take chemical weapons, the 1925 Geneva Protocol was ratified by the US in 1975.
Despite the 1925 Geneva Protocol, which prohibited the use but not the development, production, or stockpiling of chemical weapons, the weapons retained their appeal.