- 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.