Syria chemical weapons inspections to begin next week

Friday, 27 September 2013 - 20:24




Experts from the worlds chemical weapons watchdog will begin inspecting Syrias stockpile by Tuesday.

The draft also unusually authorities the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to investigate sites not declared by Damascus.

The text is due to be voted on at a meeting in The Hague later on Friday.

It will then be incorporated into a UN Security Council resolution calling on Syria to give up its chemical weapons.

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