Practice Relating to Rule 73. Biological Weapons
At the 1996 session of the Conference on Disarmament, the Czech Republic stated that it
attaches great importance to the prohibition, elimination and non-proliferation of biological and toxin weapons. It regards the [Biological Weapons Convention] as a binding international document and although it neither possesses nor develops any kind of biological weapons, it has been annually providing all necessary data in the form of non-mandatory declarations.
At the Fifth Review Conference of States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention in 2001, the Czech Republic underlined “the importance the country attaches to the Biological Weapons Convention and strict compliance with its terms and provisions”.