Russian Navy Ready To Escort Syrian Chemical Weapons

BRUSSELS, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Russia said on Monday its navy was ready to escort ships removing Syria's deadly chemical stockpile, which is due to be destroyed at sea under an international deal. Syria agreed to relinquish control of deadly toxins which can be used to make sarin, VX gas and other lethal agents in the agreement forged in the wake of an attack on the outskirts … [Read more...]

Chemical Experts Eye Port to Load Syria Toxins Onto U.S. Ship

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog are awaiting approval from a country to use its port to load Syria's most deadly chemicals onto a U.S. ship for destruction offshore, the head of the mission said on Wednesday. Sigrid Kaag, head of the joint mission of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of … [Read more...]