What is the Chemical Weapons Convention?

by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press - 13 September 2013 16:57-04:00

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria took the first step Thursday toward joining the Chemical Weapons Convention after its most important ally, Russia, convinced Damascus to accept a U.S. offer to destroy its chemical stockpiles and avoid the threat of U.N. military strikes.
U.N. associate spokesman Farhan Haq said Friday that the documents submitted to ...


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