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Mali
Practice Relating to Rule 74. Chemical Weapons
Under Mali’s Penal Code (2001), “using asphyxiating, toxic or assimilated gases and all analogous liquids, materials or devices” is a war crime in international armed conflicts. 
Mali, Penal Code, 2001, Article 31(i)(18).
In 1966, during a debate in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, Mali supported the principle that international law prohibits the use of chemical weapons as a result of the 1925 Geneva Gas Protocol. 
Mali, Statement before the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, UN Doc. A/C.1/SR.1456, 16 November 1966, p. 179.