U.S. comments on potential restart of North Korean reactor

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

If North Korea restarted its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon, the country would be in violation of its international commitments, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
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Kerry says Iran can have peaceful nuclear program after meeting requirements

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Congress considers funding NNSA amid shutdown

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. House of Representatives began discussions on the Nuclear Weapon Security and Non-Proliferation Act, which would maintain funding for some areas of the National Nuclear Security Administration at the same levels as 2012, on Friday.
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International CBRNE Institute opens in Europe

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Grand Opening of the International CBRNE Institute took place on October 5, marking the establishment of a CBRNE training facility in Europe.
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Kerry congratulates OPCW for winning Nobel Peace Prize

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Non-nuclear-armed states call for binding security assurances

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Mohiuddin Ahmed, the U.N.'s representative from Bangladesh, said on Thursday that non-nuclear-weapon states have the legitimate right to negative security assurances against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons.
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OPCW, U.N. inspect chemical weapons sites in Syria

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Three chemical weapons sites in Syria have been inspected by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons since Oct. 1.
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CACI International awarded two contracts from U.S. Army totaling $237 million

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

CACI International, Inc., announced on October 8 the receipt of two contracts from the U.S. Army, totaling $237 million, for technology to support the Warfighter Information Network - Tactical.
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U.S. has obligation to try diplomacy with Iran

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. has an obligation to try diplomacy with Iran and attempt to resolve the issue of the country's nuclear program peacefully, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
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OPCW, U.N. deserve the credit for destroying Syrian chemical weapons

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons deserve the credit for destroying Syria's chemical weapons, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
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Group delivers millions of signatures calling for nuclear ban to U.N. officials

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Japan Council Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs delivered more than 3.2 million signed petitions that support a compete ban on nuclear weapons to United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane in New York on Thursday.
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OPCW Director-General comments on OPCW Nobel Peace Prize

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ahmet uzumcu
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U.S. Navy awards ATK $102.4 million contract for anti-radiation missile

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ATK, an Arlington, Virginia-based defense company, announced on Thursday that the U.S. Navy awarded the company a $102.4 million contract for the second full-rate production lot of the advanced anti-radiation guided missile.
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KBC denies investment in controversial weapons development

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

KBC Groep, a Brussels, Belgium-based banking and insurance company, responded on Friday to recent reports that it is actively involved in financing the nuclear arms industry in Britain.
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Weapons detection system marketed for commercial use

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A device that can detect improvised explosive devices and concealed weapons on individuals is now being marketed for commercial use in the Middle East.
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U.N. and OPCW join forces to oversee destruction of chemical weapons in Syria

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Security Council recently announced the first-ever joint mission between the U.N. and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to tackle the task of overseeing the destruction of chemical weapons in Syria.
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Syria's accession to CWC enters into force

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force for the Syrian Arab Republic on Monday, making the country the 190th State Party to the treaty, according to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
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Hagel speaks with UAE on defense

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chuck Hagel
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Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine call for worldwide elimination of nuclear weapons

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine called for U.N. First Committee Members States to renew and expedite efforts to abolish all nuclear weapons worldwide in New York on Thursday.
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Hotzone Solutions Group announces successful completion of Live-Agent Training

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hotzone Solutions Group announced on Tuesday the successful completion of a Live-Agent Training Pilot Module with Chemical Warfare Agents in the Czech Republic for six students, including the first deaf person to complete the training.
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