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Russia: Ready to guard Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles
Posted By admin On September 26, 2013 @ 5:01 am In World News | Comments Disabled
September 26, 2013
MOSCOW – Russia is ready to help guard Syria’s chemical weapons sites when President Bashar Assad’s chemical arms stockpiles and factories are destroyed, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying on Thursday by news agencies.
“We will be ready to help in guarding those facilities where work is being carried out,” Interfax news agency reported Ryabkov as saying at an arms fair.
Ryabkov was speaking as the United Nations Security Council works on agreeing to a resolution on a chemical arms deal that is acceptable to both Russia and Western countries.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov agreed earlier this month to a deal under which Assad would account for his weapons stockpiles within a week and allow their destruction by mid-2014.
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