U.S. Offers To Destroy Syria's Priority Chemicals - OPCW

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Reuters
The United States has offered to destroy Syria's priority chemicals, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Saturday.

The United States has offered to destroy Syria's priority chemicals, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Saturday.

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said the operations will be carried out on a U.S. vessel at sea using hydrolysis, adding a naval vessel was undergoing modifications to support the operations.

The OPCW also said it had received expressions of interest from 35 firms to destroy Syria's chemicals stockpile.

"The United States has offered to contribute a destruction technology, full operational support and financing to neutralise Syria's priority chemicals," the organisation said in a statement.