Watchdog receives Syrian chemical weapons details
20 September 2013, 23:26
The Hague - The world's chemical weapons watchdog has
received details on Syria's programme and arsenal, which it has been tasked
with dismantling, it said on Friday.
"The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical
Weapons [OPCW] has received an initial disclosure from the Syrian government of
its chemical weapons programme," the Hague-based organisation said in a
The OPCW's Technical Secretariat is now examining the
details, it said.
The organisation has postponed a meeting of its Executive
Council set for Sunday that had been due to discuss how to dismantle Syria's
chemical weapons programme.