DAMASCUS, Syria, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The United Nations and the group monitoring the chemical weapons ban will send 100 specialists to Syria to erase its chemical weapons, the United Nations said.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in a report to the U.N. Security Council, said he would establish a joint mission with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that would be based in Damascus, Syria's capital, and have a staging ground on Cyprus as it completes its task of eliminating Syria's chemical arsenal, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
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