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OPCW: US offers to destroy Syria's priority chemicals
By REUTERS
30/11/2013
 
AMSTERDAM - The United States has offered to destroy Syria's priority chemicals, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Saturday.

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said the operations will be carried out on a US vessel at sea using hydrolysis, adding a naval vessel was undergoing modifications to support the operations.

The OPCW also said it had received expressions of interest from 35 firms to destroy Syria's chemicals stockpile.

"The United States has offered to contribute a destruction technology, full operational support and financing to neutralize Syria's priority chemicals," the organization said in a statement.
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