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Cindy Vestergaard quoted in BBC on VX Nerve Agent

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Malaysia has said the substance used to kill Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, was VX, a hugely potent nerve agent which is banned internationally.


Cindy Vestergaard, chemical weapons expert and senior associate at the Stimson Center, says Iraq “definitely produced VX” during the 1980s, but there is no evidence confirming its use.

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