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TheIndependent – Weapons Of Mass Distraction: The Hazards Of Ridding Syria Of Its Chemical Arsenal – 7 March 2014

The Independent

As the Syrian regime shifts the deadline for disposing of chemical weapons, the US ambassador to the UN claims it is stalling. But with rebels attacking convoys, the situation is complicated

By Fernande van Tets

The US ambassador to the United Nations has launched a broadside against the Assad regime in Syria for its tardiness in complying with the programme to remove its stockpile of chemical weapons, despite the government in Damascus recently accelerating the timetable for their destruction.

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