The MEA said that India engages in relevant multilateral forums and with partner countries on disarmament, non-proliferation and international security affairs.
The remarks echo previous comments by officials in Washington and allied countries, who have accused Russia of spreading an unproven claim that Ukraine had a biological weapons programme as a possible prelude to potentially launching its own biological or chemical attacks.
United Nations: India has expressed concern over the possibility of terrorists getting hold of chemical weapons and called for unrelenting global action against them. At a Security Council session on Tuesday on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, India’s Permanent Representative T.S. Tirumurti, said, “India remains concerned about the possibility of such weapons falling […]
Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that France will respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria, while urging a closer partnership with Russia in fighting the Islamic State (IS) in the country. “A very clear red line exists on our side – that is the use of chemical weapons by whomever,” […]
Moscow: Striving to salvage ties amid a fierce dispute over Syria, the United States and Russia today agreed to work together on an international investigation of a Syrian chemical weapons attack last week that prompted retaliatory American missile strikes. Washington blames Russia’s ally, Syrian President Bashar Assad, while Moscow says Syrian rebels are responsible. After […]