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OPCW adopts British amendments to its mandate — Russian delegation

THE HAGUE, June 27. /TASS/. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has adopted the British amendments to its mandate giving it accusatory functions, a Russian delegate told the media after the voting.

"According to preliminary returns the British resolution has been adopted," he said.

Soon, there followed a confirmation from Britain’s OPCW envoy Peter Wilson.

"The OPCW voted through the UK Decision co-sponsored by 30 states… 82 voted for," Wilson tweeted.