Archive: 11/21/2013
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  11/21/2013, Kislev 18, 5774

OPCW Seeks Aid in Syrian Chemical Weapons Disposal


The Organization for the Prohibition Against Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has asked for assistance in the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons arsenals.

The head of the organization, Ahmet Uzumcu, announced that equipment for packaging the hazardous materials has already arrived in Lebanon and will shortly be transferred over to Syria. The OPCW expressed its hope that they would succeed in removing all chemical weapons from Syria by the end of next month.