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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2017

SIPRI Yearbook 2017

IV. Biological arms control

Chapter:
13. Chemical and biological security threats
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2017
Author(s):
John Hart

The principal legal instrument against biological warfare is the 1972 Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC).1 In 2016 Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia and Nepal joined the convention. As of December 2016 the BTWC had 178 states parties and 6 signatory states.2

Citation (MLA):
Hart, John. "13. Chemical and biological security threats." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 17 Oct. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-13-div1-78.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Hart, J. (2016). 13. Chemical and biological security threats. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2017: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 17 Oct. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-13-div1-78.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Hart, John. "13. Chemical and biological security threats." In SIPRI Yearbook 2017: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 17 Oct. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-13-div1-78.xml
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