Statement by the Director-General

Monday, 10 February 2014

The movement of the third consignment of chemicals from Syria took place today. The Director-General, while noting this movement and the recent destruction of 93 percent of the Isopropanol, has expressed hope that these activities generate new momentum.

A significant effort is needed to ensure the chemicals that still remain in Syria are removed - in accordance with a concrete schedule and without further delays - consistent with the obligations of the Syrian Arab Republic deriving from the OPCW Executive Council decisions and UN Security Council Resolution 2118.

For more details on the OPCW’s activities in Syria, visit our special web page at: http://www.opcw.org/news-room/syria-and-the-opcw/


Categories: OPCW and the UN, Syria

For further information, please contact Michael Luhan, Head, OPCW Media & Public Affairs. Tel: + 31 (0) 70 416 3710 or +31 (0)6 5356 8512 or media@opcw.org | ORGANISATION FOR THE PROHIBITION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS, Johan de Wittlaan 32, 2517 JR The Hague, The Netherlands

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