Posted: Sep 12, 2013 10:49 AM
Updated: Sep 12, 2013 10:49 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) The United Nations has received a document from Syria that is a first step toward joining the chemical weapons treaty.
The letter is in the process of being translated, U.N. associate spokesman Farhan Haq said Thursday two days after Syria announced that it was prepared to sign the international treaty it long has rejected.
The Chemical Weapons Convention bans the development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons. The convention requires all parties to the treaty to declare and destroy whatever chemical weapons they may possess.
An accession document
brahimi has met with Kerry
We have made some efforts. Sell has been trying to expedite the analysis
So there are now 4 labs rather than 2 that are analyzing the samples.
In the past few hours we have received a document from the gov docu from Syria that is a xxx document