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Posted: January 8, 2014 at 5:47 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The vessel has now left the port of Latakia for international waters.” Sigrid Kaag, the Dutch diplomat coordinating the joint mission to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons, the first batch of which were loaded onto a ship and taken out of the country Tuesday

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