U.N. Security Council demands elimination of Syria chemical arms




 
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U.N. Security Council demands elimination of Syria chemical arms
 
September 28th, 2013  
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U.N. Security Council demands elimination of Syria chemical arms
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution on Friday that demands the eradication of Syria's chemical weapons but does not threaten automatic punitive action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government if it does not comply. The unanimous vote by the 15-member Security Council capped weeks of intense diplomacy between Russia and the United States. It was based on a deal between the two countries reached in Geneva earlier this month following an August 21 sarin nerve gas attack on a Damascus suburb that killed hundreds. The U.S. ...




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