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MOSCOW, September 11 (Itar-Tass) - Damascus is ready to join the Convention on the Prohibition of Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said before departure from Moscow on Tuesday.
“I am authorized to confirm our support of Russian initiative over chemical weapons in Syria according to the regime of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons,” Muallem noted. “We are ready to cooperate at full extent in accomplishing this initiative. In particular, we want to join the Chemical Weapons Convention,” he said.
Damascus “is ready to keep its commitments according to this convention, including the provision of information about these weapons.”
“We are ready to state about the location of chemical weapons, stop the production of chemical weapons and demonstrate these sites to representatives of Russia, other countries and the United Nations Organization,” the minister said. “Our adherence to Russian initiative is aimed at the halt to possession of all chemical weapons,” he said.