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Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare. Geneva, 17 June 1925.
The People's Republic of China engaged itself to apply the Protocol "under the reservation of reciprocity as from all other contracting and acceding Powers."
SOURCE: SCHINDLER/TOMAN, The Laws of Armed Conflicts, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1988, p.122.
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