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Fourth Shipment of Chemical Weapons Removed From Syria



(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) A fourth consignment of chemicals, a quantity of sulphur mustard, was transported from Syria to the port of Latakia on Wednesday. In Latakia, the chemical weapons were loaded onto a cargo ship and removed from the country. The sulphur mustard is one of five "priority chemicals" in Syria's chemical weapons programme and will be destroyed at sea aboard a U.S. vessel, the MV Cape Ray, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said, reported Itar-Tass news agency. OPCW spokesperson Michael Luhan did not specify whether the consignment was the last portion of this chemical kept in Syria. However, he noted that there was still much work to be done.


Fourth Shipment of Chemical Weapons Removed From Syria

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