A convoy believed to be carrying a team of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) leave Beirut international airport September 30, 2013
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Syria conflict: Team due to begin chemical disarmament

An international team of weapons experts is due to arrive in Damascus later to begin the process of dismantling Syria's chemical arsenal.

It is the first time the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has been asked to destroy a country's chemical arms during a war.

Jim Muir reports.

  • 01 Oct 2013
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