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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26) Although the United States has not ratified Geneva Protocols I and II, approximately 150 nations have ratified the Protocols, and the United States considers many of the Protocol provisions to be applicable as customary international law.
It is also interesting to note that almost all of the discussion relative to the Geneva Protocols in the relevant literature is silent about US objections.
The White House has also cited the Chemical Weapons Convention, a 1992 agreement that builds on the Geneva Protocols by prohibiting the development and stockpiling of chemical weapons.
The formal position as expressed by the Geneva protocols is that Al Assad and his regime will help see an interim government into power and then Al Assad will retire, if not others from his more tainted officials.
While there was some discussion within the Foreign Office on trying to prevent Iraq acquiring a chemical weapons (CW) capability, officials noted that it could prove difficult as they were not banned under international treaties, even though their use was prohibited under the Geneva Protocols.