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CSTO PA: BTWC’s role growing as risk of using biotechnologies for non-peaceful purposes

MOSCOW, December 5 – RIA Novosti. Members of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly note the growing role of the Biological Weapons Convention (BTWC), against the background of the possible use of biotechnology achievements for non-peaceful purposes, reported In a statement accepted by CSTO PA on Monday.

“We, as members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, representing the parliaments of the states party to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxic Weapons dated April 10, 1972 (hereinafter referred to as the Convention, BTWC), Biotechnology We note the growing role of the BTWC against the backdrop of modern challenges in the field of biosecurity, including the possibility of using the achievements in the field for non-peaceful purposes,” CSTO PA said in a statement.

On Monday, the Parliamentary Assembly Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization and the CSTO PA’s XV. The joint meeting of the general assembly took place in the Column Hall of the Assembly of Unions.

Source: Ria

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