Related Rule
German Democratic Republic
Practice Relating to Rule 74. Chemical Weapons
In 1977, during a debate in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, the German Democratic Republic said that the socialist States had demanded a comprehensive prohibition of chemical weapons in 1972. 
German Democratic Republic, Statement before the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, UN Doc. A/C.1/ 32/PV.14, 30 September 1977, pp. 23–25.
In 1980, during a debate in the UN General Assembly, the German Democratic Republic stated with respect to Resolution 35/144:
A number of delegations referred to reports concerning the use of chemical agents in the ongoing conflict between Iran and Iraq. Some delegations referred to reports concerning the use of chemical agents by Israel against the Arab population of Jerusalem or the use of chemical agents by the South African racists against the population of Namibia. Were those statements by delegations taken into account in the drafting of the report on the administrative and financial implications? 
German Democratic Republic, Statement before the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, UN Doc. A/C.1/ 35/PV.46, 28 November 1980, p. 12.