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UN Team Faces Tough Task in Syrian Chemical Probei
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March 29, 2013 5:34 PM
The United Nations is preparing to send a team to Syria to investigate whether chemical weapons were used earlier this month in a deadly rocket attack near Aleppo. VOA's Michael Lipin reports that the investigators are likely to face major challenges from establishing the facts in a war environment to carefully handling suspected chemical samples.

UN Team Faces Tough Task in Syrian Chemical Probe

Published March 29, 2013

The United Nations is preparing to send a team to Syria to investigate whether chemical weapons were used earlier this month in a deadly rocket attack near Aleppo. VOA's Michael Lipin reports that the investigators are likely to face major challenges from establishing the facts in a war environment to carefully handling suspected chemical samples.


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