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Get the Facts on Taiwan

  • Asserts it adheres to the BTWC, CWC and MTCR even though it is not eligible for membership
  • Owns six nuclear power reactors with a total capacity of 5,144 MW
  • Acquired small quantities of chemical weapons agents for defensive purposes, but denies developing any offensive capabilities