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  10/11/2013, Cheshvan 7, 5774

Security Council Backs Ban's Plan for Syria

The UN Security Council on Thursday backed a plan by UN leader Ban Ki-moon for a joint mission with the global chemical arms watchdog to destroy Syria's weapons, diplomats told AFP.

Meanwhile, the international inspectors overseeing the elimination of Syria’s chemical arsenal visited three sites linked to the chemical weapons program.