Chemical watchdog says it has verified 11 Syria sites
THE HAGUE - Agence France-Presse
Employees of the Research Institute for Protective Technologies, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protection (WIS) inspect a dummy sample which is contaminated with a substance similar to the chemical weapon Sarin, during a demonstration in Munster October 15, 2013. REUTERS photoThe world's chemical weapons watchdog said Wednesday its inspectors had conducted verifications at 11 sites identified by Damascus, as it works to eliminate Syria's banned weapons.
"The [Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons] OPCW mission has now conducted verification activities at a total of 11 sites that are identified by Syria's disclosure," the Hague-based OPCW announced.