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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia, US work on deal to disarm Syria of chemical weapons

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 10:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva and Beirut US Secretary of State John Kerry flew into Geneva on Thursday to hear Russia’s plans to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons and avert US-led military strikes, ... chemical arsenal, senior US officials said ahead of Kerry’s talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Among the first steps Washington wants, one US official said, is for the government ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria misses another deadline for surrender of its chemical weapons

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Beirut, Lebanon Yet another chemical weapons deadline missed Syria claims it remains committed to destroying its chemical weapons arsenal by the middle of this year despite ... a chemical attack in east Damascus that killed hundreds and drew global outrage. Less than 5 per cent of Syria's chemical arsenal, thought to total more than 1,300 tonnes, has been shipped out ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia says Syria to ship more chemical weapons, attend talks

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 06:56pm by Reuters

    ... for destruction under a deal to eliminate its chemical weapons arsenal. The statements appeared intended to ease Western concerns about President Bashar al-Assad’s commitment to a peace process that started last month, and to abandoning his chemical arsenal by mid-year under a deal brokered by Russia and the United States. They came as Russia hosted the leader of the Syrian opposition ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria applies to join UN poison gas ban as Kerry, Lavrov meet

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... the use of chemical weapons in warfare for nearly a century, but before this week it had never been required to disclose whether it possessed them. Western states believe it has vast stockpiles ... Reuters in Geneva Talks begin on weapons elimination Syria applied on Thursday to sign up to the global ban on chemical weapons, as US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria calls for money, vehicles to move chemical weapons

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 11:00pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in The Hague Syria calls for money, vehicles to move weapons Syria's deputy foreign minister warned that efforts to rid his country of chemical weapons could fail if the international community does not contribute money and equipment. Faisal Mekdad told reporters at a meeting of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that his country needs armoured ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Loyal US ally Albania asked to destroy Syria's chemical weapons

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 10:30pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Loyal ally has been asked by America to take on the destruction of Bashar al-Assad's chemical arsenal, as others countries shy away Albania in frame ... of the Mujahedeen Khalq, the Iranian dissident group long confined to a camp in Iraq. Now the United States is turning to Albania again, hoping it will allow Syria's chemical weapons to be destroyed ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    US sceptical over Syria's chemical weapons declaration

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:44am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations Washington's UN envoy voices doubt over Syria's full co-operation with Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons inspectors The United States is sceptical about Syria’s declaration of its chemical weapons to an international watchdog and is still checking its accuracy, a top US envoy said on Tuesday. Syrian President ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria destroys its chemical weapons equipment before deadline: watchdog

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 09:55pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beirut Toxic weapons equipment destroyed, says watchdog Syria has destroyed critical equipment for producing chemical weapons and poison gas munitions, the global chemical weapons watchdog said yesterday as fierce clashes raged in the country's north, close to one of the sites where toxic agents are believed to be stored. The announcement ...

  9. News - World

    Syria submits chemical arms destruction plan on time: OPCW

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 08:46pm by Agence France-Presse in The Hague

    ... Agence France-Presse in The Hague Damascus regime complies with UN schedule by submitting plans to destroy arsenal of chemical weapons ahead of Sunday deadline Syria handed over a detailed plan to destroy its chemical stockpile on time, international watchdog the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said on Sunday. “On 24 October this year, the Syrian Arab ...

  10. News - World

    UN names Sigrid Kaag to lead chemical weapons mission in Syria

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York UN names head of Syrian chemical weapons mission The head of the United Nations has named Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN's joint mission with the chemical ... with the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made his appointment of Kaag known on Sunday in a letter addressed ...




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