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US Prepares to Destroy Syrian Chemical Weaponsi
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December 12, 2013 8:26 PM
The U.S. Defense Department is preparing to test a system it plans to use to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles at sea. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports officials are offering reassurances that the process will be safe.

US Prepares to Destroy Syrian Chemical Weapons

Published December 12, 2013

The U.S. Defense Department is preparing to test a system it plans to use to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles at sea. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports officials are offering reassurances that the process will be safe.


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