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Chemical weapons - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (12 September 2018)

Q- On September 14, 2013, the United States and Russia agreed on a plan to eliminate chemical weapons. On the eve of the fifth anniversary of that agreement, how do you assess its implementation? Does this agreement remain important to the resolution of the Syria conflict?
A- The 2013 Russian-American agreement endorsed by Security Council Resolution 2118 required the Syrian regime to destroy all of its chemical weapons stockpiles. It was soon undermined by the discovery, in 2014, that (…)

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