Related Rule
Syrian Arab Republic
Practice Relating to Rule 74. Chemical Weapons
In 1977, during a debate in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, the Syrian Arab Republic supported a complete ban on chemical weapons. 
Syrian Arab Republic, Statement before the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, UN Doc. A/C.1/ 32/PV.15, 30 September 1977, pp. 11 and 16.
In 1987, during a debate in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, the Syrian Arab Republic denied that it was developing chemical weapons. 
Syrian Arab Republic, Statement before the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, UN Doc. A/C.1/ 42/PV.17, 22 October 1987, p. 41.