Syria discloses chemical weapons stockpile details: watchdog




 
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Syria discloses chemical weapons stockpile details: watchdog
 
September 21st, 2013  
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Syria discloses chemical weapons stockpile details: watchdog
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Syria has disclosed the information on its chemical weapons program that was expected under an agreed Saturday deadline, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said. The disclosure is a crucial stage in the process that should lead to the weapons' destruction. Syria is believed to possess about 1,000 metric tons of toxins, and has agreed to destroy them under a joint Russian-U.S. proposal designed to avert a U.S. military strike on Syria. "The Technical Secretariat is currently reviewing the information received," a statement on the OPCW website said. ...

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