Sarin


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Sarin

A liquid that may be used as a chemical weapon. Stockpiling sarin is illegal under the Chemical Weapons Convention.
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But Sarin was disappointed by Lon Nol's inability to rule the country wisely, and to restrain the spread of communism.
A training suit offers no protection at all, and these people would all be dead if they had come into contact with real military-grade Sarin.
The sarin, as well as spreading in the subway cars, also leaked onto the station platforms, quickly overcoming thousands.
The recent finding of the OPCW Declaration Assessment Team, showing traces of precursors of VX and sarin were found on a site where they were not supposed to be," said Latvia's permanent representative at OPCW Maris Klisans in a statement on behalf of the EU Thursday, according to AFP .
Trevidic said such suspicion of sarin use by the regime is motivating foreign jihadists and demonstrably has lured more into Syria, the report added.
Sarin itself is a colorless, odorless liquid, but upon explosion its canisters disperses tiny drops through the air, which can then be carried by the wind.
The Foreign Office said samples obtained from inside Syria tested positive for sarin - a colourless, odourless poison banned by the UN.
This family of compounds includes sarin and VX nerve agents, as well as older agents such as mustard gas, a mix of sulfur dioxide and ethylene.
Nakagawa was convicted of his involvement in the sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway on March 20, 1995, that killed 13 people and left thousands ill, and was found guilty of involvement in an earlier sarin attack that killed eight people in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, on June 27, 1994.
Sarin of the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in New Delhi.
With the 1999 merger of Vodafone and AirTouch, Sarin became CEO of Vodafone's US/Asia Pacific region.
But Sarin said: "We are pretty resilient, but we are not immune to the relatively severe downturn in the worldwide economic environment.