Russia Welcomes New Discussions on Strictly Biological Weapons Compliance
In recent years, the world community has faced increased danger, including the pandemic spread of mankind and animals (COVID-19, monkeypox, African swine fever). This also includes the risks of the military-biological activities of the Pentagon in various regions of the world, declared by the Russian Ministry of Defense and proposed several measures that the requirements on the prohibition of the development, production and stockpiling of biological and toxic weapons and on their destruction (BTWC) will be observed.
In particular, to resume the exacerbation on the development of a legally binding protocol to the BTWCwhich would discover lists of pathogenic infections and declared today Chief of the Radiation, Chemical and Biological Defense Forces of the RF Armed Forces Lieutenant-General Igor Kirillov at a briefing.
Research is also conducted on research and development in the field of biological protection outside the national territory and information on the production of vaccines for animals.
“Third: provide for the creation of a scientific advisory committee for advances in science and technology, a noticeable attitude towards a wide range of representatives and a wide range of rights of participants,” Kirillov drew attention.
In his opinion, the implementation of the proposals will extend to the “transparency” of biological programs.