Library Documents on Iran's Chemical Program

September 30, 1991
In response to your request, we are providing information on the status of U.S. and multilateral efforts to stop the proliferation of and eventually destroy all chemical weapons. We examined (1) the administration's export control policies and procedures; (2) U.S. coordination with other countries on the control of chemicals and equipment used in...
March 15, 1990
[...]3. Iran (U)a. Iran's offensive CW program began in 1983, in response to Iraqi use of riot control and toxic chemical agents on the battlefield. The program began under the auspices of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), with lesser participation by the Ministry of Defense (there is evidence that the latter is now playing an...
March 12, 1986
In March 1984, at the request of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and after consultations with the Government of Iraq, the Secretary-General appointed a mission of specialists to investigate Iran's allegations that chemical weapons were being used by Iraq.
March 26, 1984
On 3 November 1983, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran alleged for the first time in a communication to the United Nations that chemical weapons were being used by Iraq.

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