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Further Delays Hit Syria Chemical Weapons Disarmamenti
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January 02, 2014 9:56 PM
The operation to remove and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons continues to be delayed by security problems and bad weather. Several countries have sent warships to escort the weapons offshore -- but the shipments have yet to reach the Syrian coast. Still, officials involved in the operation insist the overall process is on track, as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

Further Delays Hit Syria Chemical Weapons Disarmament

Published January 02, 2014

The operation to remove and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons continues to be delayed by security problems and bad weather. Several countries have sent warships to escort the weapons offshore -- but the shipments have yet to reach the Syrian coast. Still, officials involved in the operation insist the overall process is on track, as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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