Putin signed a decree on the abolition of the state Commission on chemical disarmament


MOSCOW, October 9. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the abolition of the state Commission on chemical disarmament. The decree of October 9, published on the official portal of legal information.

It shall enter into force from 1 December 2017.

“In connection with the completion of the obligations by the Russian Federation towards the total elimination of chemical weapons decide to abolish the State Commission on chemical disarmament”, – the document says.

The same decree are hereby repealed six presidential decrees relating to matters of chemical disarmament.

In late September, the President of the Russian Federation via teleconference received a report on the elimination of the last of the ammunition from the stocks of Russian chemical weapons. Work on the elimination of chemical weapons was completed by Russia in the full volume ahead of time. At the same time Putin has instructed the Ministry of industry and trade to work out and present to the government the sub-program on elimination of consequences of the elimination of chemical weapons in the Russian Federation.

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