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      Archive: 7/31/2013

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        7/31/2013, Av 24, 5773

      UN: Syria to Allow Investigation Into Use of Chemicals

      Sources in the United Nations told the Al Arabiya network on Tuesday that the Syrian government has agreed to allow UN inspectors to visit four sites, including the town of Khan al-Assad, where it is believed that chemical weapons were used during the ongoing civil war.

      According to the sources, the inspectors had expressed interest in visiting seven sites in Syria. They indicated that progress has been made in meetings between inspectors and senior Syrian government officials.