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Chemical watchdog agrees Syria arsenal destruction plan

Chemical watchdog agrees Syria arsenal destruction plan

Nov 16, – The world’s chemical watchdog on Friday adopted a final roadmap for ridding Syria of its arsenal by mid-2014, only reaching agreement hours before a deadline expired. “The plan is adopted,” Christian Chartier, a spokesman for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), told AFP after a meeting of its 41-member […]

November 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Inspectors verify 22 of Syria’s 23 chemical sites

Inspectors verify 22 of Syria’s 23 chemical sites

Nov 07, – The joint mission by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations, which is overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical arsenal, visited 21 of the sites last month but were unable to visit two — one of them in Aleppo province — because of security concerns related to […]

November 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria miss deadline

Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria miss deadline

Oct 29, – The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog disclosed for the first time in a report obtained by The Associated Press that Syria has declared 41 facilities at 23 chemical sites where it stored approximately 1,300 tons of precursors and agents, and over 1,200 unfilled munitions to deliver them. International inspectors overseeing […]

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