international experts additional details about its chemical
weapons program that go beyond a Sept. 21 declaration of its
poison gas arsenal, the United Nations
said on Friday.
The team consists of experts from the Organization for the
Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague, Netherlands, with
help from UN personnel. Last week, the UN Security Council
demanded the elimination of Syria's chemical arsenal.
UN spokesman Martin Nesirky said the director-general of
the organization, Ahmet Uzumcu, informed the agency's executive
council that Syria has presented it with new details.
"The additional submission is being reviewed by the
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons," Nesirky
said. He said Uzumcu was expected to give OPCW member countries
an update on Tuesday.
He gave no details about the new information.
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