OPCW: Syria is near to hand over its total chemical weapons

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OPCW1Organisation for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) announced Thursday Syria is near to hand over its total chemical weapons as it sent 90 % of them out of its territories until now.

“The process includes today the overall chemical weapons which has been evacuated or destroyed with 92.5%,” A statement by OPCW said, adding “a new shipment left Syria from Lattakia port today.”

Sigrid Kaag, Coordinator of OPCW said in a statement “I appreciate progress which has been gained during the last 3 weeks and I strongly encourage the Syrian authorities to end the delivering processes.”

OPCW announced Tuesday that a new shipment was delivered in Lattakia port which increases to 86.5% what has been handed over until now of the chemical weapons.

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