Air raids and clashes near Syrian chemical weapons site




 
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October 11th, 2013  
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Topic: Air raids and clashes near Syrian chemical weapons site


By Dominic Evans BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian air force warplanes bombarded rebel-held targets close to a major chemical weapons facility on Friday in fighting that highlights the perils facing an international mission to eliminate President Bashar al-Assad's chemical arsenal. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, is due to visit 20 sites across Syria to verify the destruction of 1,000 tons of chemical agents and precursors. ...




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