Syria Wants Chemical Weapons Destroyed Outside Its Borders

Norway has already turned down a request to have the weapons destroyed there


THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog is confirming that Syria wants its poison gas and nerve agent stockpile destroyed outside the country.

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says its director-general, Ahmet Uzumcu, told a meeting Tuesday about details of a confidential plan Syria has submitted for destruction of its chemical arsenal.