Volume 85 Issue 24 | p. 24 | Concentrates
Issue Date: June 11, 2007

UN inspectors cite chlorine attacks in Iraq

Department: Government & Policy

In its most recent quarterly report to the United Nations Security Council, international inspectors of the UN Monitoring, Verification & Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) cite the increased number of attacks in Iraq using chlorine and underscore the danger of insurgents, militia, and criminals obtaining chemicals for use as weapons. The report also warns that small quantities of biological agents for bioterrorism or criminal activities could be produced in Iraq's research and clinical labs. The . . .

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