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  4/25/2014, Nissan 25, 5774

Destruction of Syria's Chemical Weapons Nearly Complete

Syria has nearly completed surrendering its chemical weapons stockpile, a joint task force in charge of the operation said Thursday, according to AFP.

"Today's operation brings the total of chemical material removed and destroyed to 92.5 percent," the combined Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-UN task team said in a statement.