World / Crime & Legal Jun 13, 2019

Syria bars access to chemical weapons investigators, says watchdog

Syrian officials have refused access to a newly created chemical weapons investigation team formed to identify culprits behind attacks with banned munitions, the organization's top official said in remarks published on Wednesday. Member countries of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) voted ...

World Mar 3, 2015

Watchdog: Two Syrian chemical weapons facilities destroyed

The global chemical weapons watchdog said in a new report that it has destroyed two Syrian chemical weapons facilities and expects the destruction of all 12 facilities to be completed this summer. Ahmet Uzumcu, head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said ...