Syria submits inventory data

"… a spokesman for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which is responsible for policing the treaty outlawing chemical arms, said Syria's submission was an "initial declaration".
Mr Luhan said it was now being examined by the organisation's technical secretariat but he declined to say what was in it.
A UN diplomat confirmed to Reuters that details had been submitted, adding: "It's quite long… and being translated.""  BBC


John Kerry says that the Syria crisis is "not a game."  No?  If so, then why is it that the US wants future assertions of Syrian non-compliance to be adjudicated in the OPCW outside the Security Council where Russia has a veto?  pl

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4 Responses to Syria submits inventory data

  1. Castellio says:

    Excellent question.

  2. Charles I says:

    um, because he wants to game the system unless its his veto/ball-to-stop-playing-and-go-home.

  3. johnf says:

    Some of Russia’s case for Assad ‘s not using sarin appears to have been leaked to Robert Fiske:
    Good toming for the coming week at the UN.

  4. robt willmann says:

    A mortar or other explosive shell(s) hit the Russian Embassy in Damascus, Syria, today, 22 September, and there may have been injuries–
    A report about an interview that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gave to a Russian TV station regarding Syria–
    Meanwhile, in another regime change operation — in Afghanistan, — an “insider attack” killed three of the “International Security Assistance Force”, probably U.S. persons–

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