The Hague (VNA) – Vietnam’s everlasting consultant to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Pham Viet Anh had affirmed the nation’s dedication to completely and responsibly implement the Chemical Weapons Conference (CWC) whereas attending the Fifth Overview Convention to look at the CWC operation held in The Hague from Could 15 to 19.
The ambassador reaffirmed Vietnam’s constant stance on backing non-proliferation of and full and verifiable disarmament of weapons of mass destruction, together with chemical weapons. Vietnam condemns any use of chemical weapons by anybody, wherever, beneath any circumstances and for any motive, he acknowledged.
On the event, the Vietnamese delegation proposed that every one actions of the OPCW ought to strictly adjust to the features and duties specified within the CWC; their publicity, transparency, objectivity ought to be enhanced and politicisation prevented; and cooperation and dialogue ought to be promoted to resolve variations.
Vietnam urged the OPCW to advertise its features and capabilities to make sure the reputable rights and pursuits of nations in creating the chemical trade safely and securely, for peaceable functions; facilitate the utilisation of human sources from creating international locations, with a concentrate on geographical stability; and assist the concept of constructing and scaling up regional centres to pool sources serving the implementation of the conference, together with finishing up an initiative to ascertain an ASEAN regional centre on CWC implementation capability constructing.
Vietnam additionally instructed selling the function of the Centre for Chemistry and Know-how (ChemTech) in supporting tools and coaching employees for member international locations; and opening up extra employment alternatives at ChemTech for officers from member international locations, particularly creating ones.
The CWC was signed in 1993 and got here into power in 1997. Vietnam inked the conference from the primary day – January 14, 1993. To this point, the OPCW has been working for 26 years and member international locations have destroyed greater than 99% of the declared chemical weapons beneath its management. The US has dedicated to destroy the remaining weapons earlier than September 30 of this yr./.