Chemical weapons inspectors in Ain Terma, Syria. 28 Aug 2013
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OPCW director general speaks to BBC after Nobel win

The director general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has told the BBC that he hopes winning the Nobel peace prize will help their unprecedented mission to rid Syria of its chemical stockpiles.

Ahmet Uzumcu was speaking as Syria was set to join the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Anna Holligan reports from the Hague.

  • 14 Oct 2013
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