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    UN names envoy for Syria chemical weapons

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... named Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN’s joint mission with the chemical weapons watchdog tasked with eliminating Syria’s arsenal, diplomats said. The UN Security Council, which is set to vote ... Ki-moon made his appointment of Kaag known in a letter addressed to Azerbaijan’s UN envoy Agshin Mehdiyev, who holds the rotating presidency of the Security Council. The OPCW and the UN have had ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria chemical weapons inspections ‘to start next week’

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 07:01pm by AFP

    ... by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on Friday. The OPCW’s 41-member Executive Council will meet in The Hague later on Friday to discuss the draft which lays out what US Secretary ... by mid-next year, the OPCW will discuss the allegation and “bring the issue or matter... directly to the attention of the United Nations General Assembly and the United Nations Security Council ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    US credits Syria’s Assad over chemical arms destruction

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 11:27am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... production facilities unusable could include explosives, sledgehammers or pouring concrete. UN leader Ban Ki-moon is expected to send a report to the Security Council on Monday setting out in more ... under the supervision of international disarmament experts, took place under the terms of a UN Security Council resolution that will see Damascus relinquish the banned arms. “The process has ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Experts report progress over Syrian chemical weapons

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 05:33pm by AFP

    ... is understood to have more than 1,000 tonnes of the nerve agent sarin, mustard gas and other banned weapons stored at dozens of sites. Their immediate aim is to disable production sites by late October ... trapped in besieged towns and neighbourhoods. On Wednesday, the Security Council demanded “unhindered humanitarian access” across the conflict lines “and, where appropriate, across borders from ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Ships return to dock as Syria chemical deadline missed

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 10:37am by Agence France-Presse in Nicosia

    ... to the Syrian port of Latakia in time for the December 31 deadline set for the removal of key weapons components. The year-end deadline was the first key milestone under a UN Security Council ... killed 1,400 people. Harf highlighted how much had been achieved since the chemical arms deal was struck in September including “the functional disablement of all Syria’s declared production ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria arms inspectors face unprecedented danger: UN

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:25pm by AFP

    ... as rebels launched a major offensive in the northwest. In a report to the UN Security Council, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said it would take 100 foreign experts to complete "an operation ... for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons mission. The two international bodies have had to speedily gather a team after a Security Council resolution endorsed a Russian-US disarmament plan on September 27. ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria agrees to hand over chemical weapons as France pushes UN ultimatum

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 10:50am by AFP

    ... blames on Assad, but which Syria denies. France, a permanent Security Council member, would start the process at the United Nations under Chapter 7 of the UN Charter, which is militarily ... for Counter-Terrorism presented an inventory of Syria's chemical munitions production and storage facilities, Fabius warned that finding and destroying "more than 1,000 tonnes of chemical ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... a ban on chemical weapons, declare its production and storage sites, invite inspectors and then decide with the inspectors how and by whom stockpiles would be destroyed. In the past Syria had ... leaders for supplying Assad with arms and blocking Security Council efforts to dislodge him, took his case to the American public, penning an op-ed piece in the New York Times in which he argued ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    'Bloodiest day' of Syria conflict hangs over UN meet

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 09:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... the “paralysed” UN Security Council. The UN refugee agency, meanwhile, warned that as many as 700,000 Syrian refugees could flee the war-torn nation by the end of this year as it stepped up calls ... and that 14 people were wounded. A spokesman for the Free Syrian Army’s Military Council in Damascus, Ahmed al-Khatib, said the attack was staged with two car bombs. Syria’s military also said ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... join the world body that enforces a chemical weapons ban, declare production and storage sites, invite inspectors, and then decide with the inspectors how and by whom stockpiles would ... as a villain by Western leaders for supplying Assad with arms and blocking Security Council efforts to dislodge him, took his case to the American public, in an op-ed piece in the New York Times. Putin ...



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