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UN Head receives report on chemical weapons use in Syria

September 16, 2013, 8:30 UTC+3
On Monday morning, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will inform the Security Council about the report at a private session
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UNITED NATIONS, September 16 (Itar-Tass) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has received a report on chemical weapons in Syria, and on Monday he will present it to the UN Security Council members, as confirmed by Secretary-General’s spokesperson Martin Nesirky on Sunday.

“The report of the United Nations mission that investigated allegations of chemical weapons use in the Syrian Arab Republic has been handed to the Secretary-General,” Nesirky’s statement says. He said the report was delivered to New York by the head of the inspectors’ team, Professor Ake Sellstrom.

“On Monday morning, the Secretary-General will inform the Security Council about the report at a private session,” said Nesirky. He added that after the briefing at the Security Council, at about 12:50 p.m. New York time, the Secretary-General would talks to reporters.

Earlier on Sunday, the UN Security Council President in September, Australia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Gary Quinlan, said that a meeting on the report would be held at 11:15 a.m. - immediately after the meeting on Libya.

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