Iran calls for justice against suppliers of chemical weapons to Saddam
Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA - Foreign
Minister Manouchehr Mottaki on Monday called on the International Court of
Justice (ICJ) to bring to justice suppliers of chemical weapons to Saddam regime
during the 1980-88 Iraqi-imposed war on Iran.
Talking to reporters on the
sidelines of an international seminar on adverse consequences of using chemical
weapons against Iran, he added, "A Dutch company has
been legally followed up and found guilty with regards to the
"Tehran requests the ICJ to
take legal action against 400 companies which were involved in supplying Saddam
regime with chemical weapons in 1980s," the Iranian foreign minister said.
that the US ranks first in
possessing chemical weapons in the world, and that Moscow has undertaken to
annihilate all its chemical weapons in due time.
action against companies supplying Saddam with chemical weapons will prevent
expansion of such weapons," he noted.
Washington's double-standard toward weapons of mass destruction, he said, The US
does not believe in annihilation of chemical weapons since it possesses the
biggest arsenals of weapons of mass destruction, chemical and nuclear
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