Chinese warship in Cyprus to aid Syrian chemical weapons removal

ByREUTERS
January 4, 2014 12:49




LIMASSOL - A Chinese frigate which will help escort Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons out of the country docked in Cyprus on Saturday as part of a delayed international mission.

The Yancheng, a missile frigate, will accompany a Norwegian-Danish convoy which is in international waters off Syria, waiting for the go-ahead from international watchdogs overseeing the removal of the chemical arsenal.

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