Related Rule
Cabo Verde
Practice Relating to Rule 73. Biological Weapons
In the preliminary stages of the First Review Conference of States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention in 1980, Cabo Verde stated that it “has never been in violation of the provisions of Articles I, II, III, IV, V and X of the Convention on biological weapons and respects the obligations undertaken pursuant to the above-mentioned articles”. 
Cabo Verde, Response to the request by the Preparatory Committee for the First Review Conference of States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention, Geneva, 3–21 March 1980, excerpted in UN Doc. BWC/CONF.I/4, 20 February 1980, § 34.