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  5/21/2014, Iyar 21, 5774

Syria Starting to Relinquish Remaining Chemicals


The Pentagon said on Tuesday that Syria is starting to relinquish the remaining stockpile of materials from its chemical weapons arsenal, Reuters reported.

The news followed an announcement by the joint mission of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that Syria had destroyed its entire declared stockpile of isopropanol, a precursor for producing sarin nerve gas.