Syria Must Accelerate Chemical Arms Shipments: Watchdog
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January 31, 2014

Via AFP:

The world's chemical watchdog called Friday for Syria to "pick up the pace" in shipping out its chemical weapons stockpile after a key deadline was missed.

"The need for the process to pick up the pace is obvious," Director General Ahmet Uzumcu said in a statement after a meeting of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' (OPCW) executive council on Thursday in The Hague.

Sources said Thursday's meeting was divided between Western countries who wanted a strongly-worded approach and countries like Syria allies Russia and China, who wanted a more lenient approach to Dam...

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