Syria hands over remaining chemical weapons for destruction




 
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Syria hands over remaining chemical weapons for destruction
 
June 23rd, 2014  
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Syria hands over remaining chemical weapons for destruction
Syria has handed over the remaining 100 tonnes of toxic material it declared to the global chemical weapons watchdog, clearing the way for destruction of the stockpile at sea, sources told Reuters on Monday. The chemicals, roughly 8 percent of a total 1,300 tonnes reported to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), had been held at a storage site which the government of President Bashar al-Assad previously said was inaccessible due to fighting with rebels.

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