Biological Weapons (BWC)

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Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)

The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction (Biological Weapons Convention - BWC) entered into force in 1975.  The convention does not include as monitoring system, as under the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Iceland is a State Party to the Convention and encourages all States to become a Members.

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