TITLE

U.N. Pushes Forward With Plan to Eliminate Syria's Chemical Weapons

AUTHOR(S)
Stout, David
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Time.com;10/15/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the United Nations (UN) Security Council's approval of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's plan to destroy chemical weapons in Syria between 2013 and 2014. Topics include the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons's oversight of the plan and the control of Syrian chemical weapons facilities by Syrian President Bashar Assad.
ACCESSION #
91264934

 

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