- 15:03 14/04/2014
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov voiced concerns Monday about reports of the recent use of chemical weapons in Syria, calling for an investigation into the matter.
- 14:55 14/04/2014
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will expend all effort to guarantee shipments of chemical weapons out of Syria are completed on schedule by the middle of this year, OPCW Director General Ahmet Üzümcü said Monday.
- 16:29 09/04/2014
The US was being set up by unknown forces to attack Syria during last year's international crisis over the use of chemical weapons in the country, Dennis John Kucinich, a former US Representative from Ohio, told RIA Novosti.
- 19:08 24/03/2014
The chief of the world's chemical arms watchdog is due to visit Russia in April, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.
- 22:50 19/03/2014
More than 45 percent of Syrian chemical weapons stockpile has been removed from the country, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Wednesday.
- 23:35 11/02/2014
It is Russia’s responsibility to ensure that the Syrian government complies with its international commitments on eliminating chemical weapons, the US president said Tuesday.5
- 22:15 10/02/2014
A third batch of chemical weapons was taken out of Syria on Monday, the global chemical weapons watchdog said.
- 02:01 09/02/2014
The deadline for eliminating Syria's entire stockpile of chemical weapons is realistic and there is no need to revise it, Russia’s UN envoy said on Saturday.
- 00:31 31/01/2014
US officials said Thursday that they are “concerned” about delays by Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government in handing over its chemical weapons to be destroyed under a deal brokered by Russia and the United States.1
- 18:55 28/01/2014
Russia’s foreign minister and NATO’s secretary general on Tuesday discussed providing assistance to international efforts to rid Syria of chemical weapons, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
- 22:25 20/01/2014
A Russian company is among 14 international private firms that have submitted bids in a tender to destroy part of the stockpile of Syrian chemical weapons, the UN chemical weapons watchdog said Monday.
- 19:52 17/01/2014
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that attempts are continuing to prepare the grounds for a military intervention in war-torn Syria.1
- 19:59 07/01/2014
The first consignment of chemical weapons has left the Syrian port of Latakia on a Danish cargo vessel, the international chemical weapons watchdog said on Tuesday.
- 22:27 26/12/2013
The first stage of the destruction of the Syrian government’s chemical arsenal has been completed, the head of the Russian Security Council said Thursday.
- 18:23 25/12/2013
Russia and China are in charge of providing security for the Syrian government’s chemical arsenal as it is being taken out of the country, a senior Russian diplomat said on Wednesday.
- 18:18 24/12/2013
Russia will donate up to $2 million to the international effort to dismantle the Syrian government’s chemical weapons, a Russian deputy foreign minister said Tuesday.
- 16:27 24/12/2013
Warships from the Russian naval task force in the Mediterranean will escort ships transporting chemical weapons stockpiles being removed from Syria, a high-ranking Russian military source said Tuesday.
- 16:06 23/12/2013
Russia has handed over vehicles and supplies to assist Syria with destruction of its chemical weapons stockpile, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Monday.
- 04:49 19/12/2013
The first batch of Russian trucks to be used for transporting Syria’s chemical weapons for subsequent destruction have arrived in the Syrian city of Latakia, the Russian ambassador said Wednesday.