United Nations Disarmament Yearbook 1978

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The volume 3 compiles the disarmament resolutions and decisions of the General Assembly, the voting patterns in the General Assembly and the First Committee report and dates of their adoption.



Chemical and bacteriological (biological) weapons

Through the ages, no form of warfare has been more condemned than the use of poisonous and toxic agents. And scientific and technological advances of the past few decades have increased the potential of chemical and bacteriological (biological) weapons to such an extent that one can conceive of their causing casualties on a vast scale, much greater than would be associated with conventional warfare.


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