OPCW-UN mission reports further progress in eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons

OPCW-UN mission reports further progress in eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons Syria has, as of 19 April, removed or destroyed in-country approximately 80 per cent of its chemical weapons material, the head of the Joint Mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations announced today. Read more         ...

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OPCW-UN mission chief welcomes recent progress on chemical removal from Syria

A recent acceleration of efforts by Syria and the submission of a revised timeline for removing toxic agents bode well for meeting the 30 June 2014 deadline for destroying the country’s chemical weapons programme, the official charged with overseeing the venture said today after briefing the United Nations Security Council on progress to date. Read more     ...

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