Related Rule
Turkey
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, Turkey stated: “No weapons, equipment or other materials that are the subject of the [1972 Biological Weapons Convention] exist within the Turkish Armed Forces.” 
Turkey, 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, § 49.