Syria meets 1st deadline to destroy chemical gear
Inspectors verify compliance with arms deal
Posted: November 1, 2013 at 3:32 a.m.
The international chemical-weapons watchdog said Thursday that Syria had met an important deadline for the “functional destruction” of all the chemical-weapons production and mixing facilities it declared to inspectors, rendering them inoperable, under a deal brokered by Russia and the United States.
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