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12 April 2022 - Ukraine Special Weapons News

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  • Update 50 - IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine IAEA 12 Apr 2022 -- Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today that there had been no significant new developments related to nuclear safety and security over the past 24 hours, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said.
  • Statement on Ukraine from the OPCW spokesperson OPCW 12 Apr 2022 -- The Technical Secretariat of the OPCW is monitoring closely the situation in Ukraine. The Secretariat is concerned by the recent unconfirmed report of chemical weapons use in Mariupol, which has been carried in the media over the past 24 hours. This follows reports in the media over the past few weeks of shelling targeted at chemical plants located in Ukraine, together with accusations levelled by both sides around possible misuse of toxic chemicals.
  • UN Watchdog 'Concerned' Over Reports Of Chemical Weapons Use In Ukraine RFE/RL 12 Apr 2022 -- The UN's chemical-weapons watchdog says it is "concerned" about unconfirmed reports of the use of chemical weapons in the Ukrainian port of Mariupol.
  • Food Crisis Caused by Ukrainian Conflict May Cost World $8-9Bln, UN WFP Says Sputnik 12 Apr 2022 -- The food crisis feared in the aftermath of the conflict in Ukraine could cost the world up to $9 billion, David Beasley, the United Nations World Food Programme (UN WFP) Executive Director said on Tuesday.
  • Ukraine war could increase shocks for developing countries, UN warns UN News 12 Apr 2022 -- The fallout from the war in Ukraine could dramatically worsen the economic outlook for developing countries already grappling with debt financing related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN said in a report published on Tuesday.

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