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Chemical arms watchdog wins right to assign blame for attacks, Russia says may quit

  • A proposal to empower the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to identify those behind chemical weapons attacks passed by 82 votes in favor with 24 against.
  • London pushed for the expanded mandate following recent repeated use of poison gases in Syria, Iraq as well as nerve agent attacks in Malaysia and Britain.
By AFP ·