- 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.
- 18:06 18/12/2013
Russia will send armored trucks to Syria as part of an international effort to remove chemical weapons from the war-torn country for destruction at sea.1
- 00:41 17/12/2013
Russia is ready to provide a naval escort for ships carrying chemical weapons being removed from Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.
- 20:44 16/12/2013
Danish and Swedish ships that will be used to ferry away Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal have docked in Cyprus on their way to the civil war-wracked Mideast nation.
- 21:54 13/12/2013
The international watchdog currently overseeing the destruction of chemical weapons and facilities in Syria said Friday that it had found more evidence of chemical attacks in the country.
- 23:50 09/12/2013
Russia is in talks about providing safe transport of chemical weapons out of Syria, a deputy foreign minister said Monday.
- 23:43 09/12/2013
The US Defense Department is facing allegations that it misled Congress over the purchase of Russian helicopters for Afghan security forces amid revelations that a Pentagon study recommended an American-built aircraft for the job, the Associated Press reported.3