Report: US, Russia ask Norway to help destroy Syria's chemical weapons

October 5, 2013 17:34

The US and Russia have requested Norway to help alongside UN efforts to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons stockpile, AFP cited a Norwegian news site as reporting on Saturday.

According to Norwegian public broadcaster NRK, Washington and Moscow both consider the Scandinavian country a suitable location for the dangerous task of destroying Syria's toxic weapons, due to its political stability and its possession of large amounts of water.

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