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served as a model for elimination of an entire category of weapons of massdestruction. The Minister told the meeting that the international legal norms againstthe use of chemical weapons anywhere must not be breached.
onsensus reached on setting up BRICS Bank :
Think tanks of fivemember--Brazil, Russia, India,China and South Africa- BRICS bloc,representing the emerging economies,reached consensus on creating a BRICSdevelopment bank to complement existingglobal financial institutions like WorldBank.
lobal biodiversity meet begins :
The mega 19-day, global biodiversity event -- the 11th Conference of Parties (COP) to Convention on BiologicalDiversity (CBD) -- kick- started on 1 October with the inaugurationof a meeting on the implementation of CartagenaProtocol on Bio-safety by UnionEnvironment Minister JayanthiNatarajan. While 9,000 delegates from 193countries participated in the deliberations,the five-day sixth meeting relating to Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of theParties to the Cartagena Protocol on Bio-safety (COP MOP), saw the presence of