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UN / SYRIA

The president of the UN Security Council Syria told reporters that Syria has eliminated almost 90 percent of its chemical weapons, adding in that "Council members expressed grave concern about alleged reports of the use of chlorine gas in some towns, which left people dead and injured." UNIFEED – UNTV

23 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Special Coordinator of the UN-OPCW Joint Mission Sigrid Kaag told reporters that "one third of the Syria's chemical weapons materials has been removed or destroyed”, adding that the end of June deadline for the total destruction or removal of its chemical arsenal was still achievable. UNTV

5 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS

Special Coordinator of the UN-OPCW Joint Mission Sigrid Kaag told reporters that the 30 June 2014 deadline to complete the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons can be met. However, US ambassador Samantha Power demanded Assad's government "to stop its foot-dragging" to move those materials. UNTV

6 Feb 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA KAAG WRAP

In an interview following her briefing to the Security Council, the Special Coordinator of the OPCW-UN Mission Sigrid Kaag said "there was no reason to assume" that the deadline for the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons programme would not be met, however, she underlined that security was still a "grave concern". UNTV

8 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS

The Joint Mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the United Nations confirms that an initial quantity of priority chemical materials was moved from two sites to the port of Lattakia, in Syria, for verification and was then loaded onto a Danish cargo ship today. The vessel left the port [...]

7 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN / CHEMICAL WEAPONS WRAP

The head of the United Nations Mission to investigate allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, Åke Sellström, underlined today that the mandate of the team was only to report on the use of chemical weapons. In that sense -he explained during a press conference- the team gathered as much information as it could. [...]

13 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / OPCW REPORT

Åke Sellström, head of the United Nations Mission to investigate allegations of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, handed over the final report on Thursday to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at Headquarters in New York. UNTV

12 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN /OPCW

The Special Coordinator of the OPCW-UN Mission Sigrid Kaag said in an interview that that there has been good progress in the effort to destroySyria's chemical weapons. However, she stressed that there are security constraints, and they are serious but "we are calm and sure of our intent of the collective will." UNTV/FILE

5 Dec 2013 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA KAAG

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment of Sigrid Kaag as special coordinator of the OPCW-UN Joint Mission and on Syria he said the situation remains dangerous and unpredictable, adding "we have no illusions about the challenges ahead." UNTV

16 Oct 2013 | Read More »

OPCW / NOBEL PRIZE WRAP

The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced today (11 Oct) it was awarding the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for its work eliminating chemical weapons.  

14 Oct 2013 | Read More »

 

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