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04-25-2018, 10:21 AM
US Quietly Greenlights Nerve Agent Research Russian Foreign Ministry

The United States continues issuing patents for inventions related to nerve agents, and about 140 such patents have been issued to date, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

It added that the US also sticks to defeasance causes in papers related to international agreements; agreements banning the use of chemical and bacteriological weapons.

"We find it necessary to say that the US, not Russia, remains the only signatory of the Convention for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that keeps a sizable arsenal of chemical weapons," the ministry said in its commentary. Moreover, according to open sources of information, the US issues patents for inventions related to full-fledged poisonous chemical agents, including nerve agents," the commentary said.

"In all, some 140 patents have been issued for the use of such toxins," it added.