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Syria withdraws two-thirds of all stockpiles of chemical weapons

Earlier in April, 59% of chemical weapons stockpiles have been withdrawn

MOSCOW, April 14./ ITAR-TASS /. Syria has already taken away two-thirds of all stockpiles of chemical weapons. It is important that the process completed as soon as possible, the director general for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Üzümcü said during his lecture in the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

"Russia and USA have provided sufficient materials and equipment for implementing this process," Üzümcü said. He recalled that the delays were caused by the militants' attacks.