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Aug 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014

Syria chemical arms team to disband September 30, probe to go on: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A joint mission of the United Nations and the global anti-chemical arms watchdog that has overseen the destruction of Syria’s toxic gas stocks will shut down on Sept. 30 though a successor unit will continue investigating, the U.N. chief said.

Last week the Pentagon said a specially equipped U.S. ship had finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria’s chemical weapons components surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes.

Aug 27, 2014

Syria chemical arms team to disband Sept. 30, probe to go on – UN

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 27 (Reuters) – A joint mission of the
United Nations and the global anti-chemical arms watchdog that
has overseen the destruction of Syria’s toxic gas stocks will
shut down on Sept. 30 though a successor unit will continue
investigating, the U.N. chief said.

Last week the Pentagon said a specially equipped U.S. ship
had finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most
dangerous of Syria’s chemical weapons components surrendered to
the international community this year to avert threatened air
strikes.

Aug 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014

Libya warns United Nations of possible slide into civil war

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Libya warned the U.N.
Security Council on Wednesday that the chaotic North African
state could descend into full-scale civil war if heavily armed
warring factions are not disarmed.

The 15-nation council met to discuss Libya days after its
parliament, which was replaced in an election in June,
reconvened and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as the new prime
minister. That left the country with two rival leaders and
assemblies, each backed by armed factions.

Aug 27, 2014
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