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Stories with subject: Chemical weapons
  • Chemical weapons disposal plant almost competed 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 12:53 pm

    RICHMOND, Kentucky - An official says most major construction on the long-awaited weapons disposal facility at the Blue Grass Army Depot in central Kentucky is nearly complete.

  • Syrian chemical weapons waste disposed of, watchdog says 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 11:16 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The global chemical weapons watchdog says that waste created on board a U.S. ship that destroyed toxic chemicals from Syria's stockpile has been successfully disposed of.

  • Correction: UN-Chemical Agents story 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 8:04 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - In a story dated Aug. 30, 2007 about U.N. weapons inspectors finding the potentially hazardous phosgene chemical in their offices, The Associated Press erroneously identified Svetlana Utkina as a U.N. chemical weapons expert. Utkina worked for the U.N. commission investigating chemical weapons in Iraq as a planning and operations officer and spoke at a press conference about the gas phosgene, but she was not employed by the U.N. as a chemical weapons expert.

  • Russia wants accountability for chlorine attacks in Syria 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 8:15 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council should make sure that the people allegedly responsible for chlorine attacks in Syria are brought to justice, Russia's U.N. ambassador said Wednesday.