Syria

Russia to Help Transport Syrian Chemical Weapons

According to remarks from a diplomat Friday

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A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow will help transport Syrian chemical weapons to a port in the country where they can be removed aboard ships.

Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said in remarks carried Friday by the state RIA Novosti news agency that Russia would provide vehicles and other equipment to transport the chemical weapons to Latakia port. He added that Russian experts will be involved in the transportation effort.