Practice Relating to Rule 74. Chemical Weapons
During the 1988 Session of the Conference on Disarmament, the Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs stated that Indonesia was a “country which has never possessed chemical weapons”.
At the Conference of States Parties to the 1925 Geneva Protocol and Other Interested States in 1989, the Indonesia stated that it “never had and never will acquire chemical weapons”.
At the First Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention in 1997, Indonesia emphasized the importance of the 1993 Chemical Weapons Convention and stated its commitment and its determination to contribute actively to the realization of the Convention’s aims.