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EU adopts sanctions for chemical weapons use

The European Union set up a new sanctions mechanism targeting those who use and develop chemical weapons. At the meeting in Luxembourg EU foreign ministers agreed to the new measures, which will freeze the assets held in the block by …

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 May urges world to act on use of chemical weapons

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said that the international community needs to do more together to prevent future chemical weapons use, according to the British government's press release. "We worked closely …

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U.S. to respond to chemical weapons use in Syria

The United States and its international partners will respond swiftly to any verified chemical weapons use in Syria and urges Russia to make the point clear to the Syrian government, Department of State spokesperson Heather …

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Riyad Haddad: Damascus never used chemical weapons

After a series of unjustified allegations that Syria reportedly kept chemical weapons, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad said that the state eliminated all of its chemical arsenal in 2013. "Firstly, Syria …

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US, its allies fire over 100 missiles against Syria

The US, the UK and France have fired more than 100 cruise and air-to-surface missiles at military and civilian targets in Syria, TASS reported citing the Russian Defense Ministry. "Over 100 cruise and air-to-surface missiles have …

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US slaps sanctions on French chemical weapons expert

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on a French chemical weapons expert accused of making and using such munitions for the Islamic State group in Syria, Miami Herald reports. The State Department on Thursday identified …

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