Practice Relating to Rule 72. Poison and Poisoned Weapons
In 1996, at the Fourth Review Conference of States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention, Pakistan stated:
The 1925 [Geneva Gas] protocol and the [1972 Biological Weapons Convention] is a manifestation of a moral and cultural ethos that is over 1400 years old. Violations of the prohibitions against the production or use of poisonous weapons should be treated with equal determination in all cases, without selectivity or discrimination.