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Chemical weapons watchdog Opcw wins Nobel Peace Prize

Chemical weapons watchdog Opcw wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 11, –  Russia to the United States, Iraq and Libya, inspectors from the Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (Opcw) have been slowly but surely destroying the world’s most dangerous chemical stockpiles. The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is a body that has spent years trying to rid the world […]

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Syria’s Assad vows to comply with UN resolution

Syria’s Assad vows to comply with UN resolution

Sep 29, – The United Nations Security Council unanimously voted last week to purge Syria of its chemical weapons program in a move that marked a major breakthrough in the paralysis that has plagued the council since the Syrian uprising began in March 2011. Syria’s president vowed Sunday to abide by last week’s U.N. resolution […]

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