Here Are The Key Points Of The US-Russia Deal

September 16th, 2013

… that ended a whirlwind week on Syria – Published on Business Insider, by BRETT LOGIURATO, Sept 14, 2013.

… Here are the key points, from the State Department’s outline of the agreement:

  • The U.S. and Russia have agreed to the amount and types of chemical weapons in Syria, and are “committed” to immediate international control over them.
  • Syria has a deadline of a week to submit everything about its chemical weapons program. This includes a “comprehensive listing, including names, types, and quantities of its chemical weapons agents, types of munitions, and location and form of storage, production, and research and development facilities.”
  • U.N.-led inspectors must be on the ground in Syria by November to begin removal of chemical weapons.
  • Destruction of production and mixing/filling equipment by November.
  • Complete elimination of all chemical weapons material and equipment in the first half of 2014.

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