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What does BTWC stand for?

BTWC stands for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (1972)

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In a down-to-the-wire decision that left many delegates frustrated and angry, deliberations at the Fifth Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC) were suspended on the final day of the meeting, to be reconvened November 11, 2002.
For the Soviet Union, signing the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention in 1972 was the signal to create "the largest and most advanced biological warfare establishment in the world" When Dr.
In 1972, nearly half a century after the 1925 Geneva Protocol banned the use of biological weapons, international delegates began signing the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC), all international treaty that further bans their development and possession, except for "prophylactic, protective, or peaceful purposes.
The demise of the biological weapons capability of the United States in 1969 and the advent of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention in 1972 caused governments in the West to go to sleep to the possibility of biological weapons development throughout the rest of the world, as technically knowledgeable workers were transferred and retired, intelligence desks were closed down, and budgets were cut.