2 Updates
Russia to hand over chemical arms use proof
Photo Credit: Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images

Russia to hand over chemical arms use proof

Sep 19 2013, 10:00am CDT | by IANS

Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov Thursday said his country is ready to hand over evidence of chemical weapons use by Syria's "irreconcilable opposition" and it may be done even before the end of the day.

Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov Thursday said his country is ready to hand over evidence of chemical weapons use by Syria's "irreconcilable...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

44 weeks ago

Russia to hand over chemical arms use proof

Sep 19 2013, 10:00am CDT | by IANS

Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov Thursday said his country is ready to hand over evidence of chemical weapons use by Syria's "irreconcilable opposition" and it may be done even before the end of the day.

Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/ITAR -TASS) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov Thursday said his country is ready to hand over evidence of chemical weapons use by Syria's "irreconcilable opposition" and it may be done even before the end of the day.

"We hope to do it as promptly as possible, either tonight or tomorrow," Bodganov said.

He said the Syrian government was preparing the data on its chemical weapons that would be submitted to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

The Russian deputy minister said that it was "important to wait for the experts to publish the assessments that should rely first and foremost on the information the Syrian side is preparing for transmission to The Hague so that its data would lay the groundwork for estimates and further practical steps by the OPCW".

He said Russia was ready to organise in Moscow contacts between representatives of different Syrian opposition groups

"We are ready to organise contacts not only with the opposition, but also between the opposition groups, maybe in Moscow," said Bogdanov, who is also the Russian president's envoy to the Middle East.

According to him, Russia has already invited the leadership of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces.

"We long ago invited the leadership of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces to Moscow and are ready for contacts with its representatives in other countries," Bogdanov told TASS.

"It is not ruled out that we will have contacts in New York within the framework of the UN General Assembly," he added.

--IANS/ITAR-TASS

ab/dg

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
2

5 weeks ago

Russia to cut gas supply to Ukraine

Jun 16 2014 3:16am CDT | Source: Townhall's

Anti-Chemical Warfare Exercise Carried Out In Seoul
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Monday said it would cut off gas supplies to Ukraine as a payment deadline passed and negotiators fail ...
Source: Townhall's   Full article at: Townhall's
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Australia sends military, police to MH17 crash site
Canberra, July 25 (IANS) Australian military personnel along with armed police will be deployed to secure the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday.
 
 
App that repels mosquitoes!
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Tired of using mosquito repellents that appear ineffective nowadays? A new smartphone app can rescue you from that imminent bite.
 
 
Twin typhoons kill 64 in China
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) The toll in typhoon Rammasun in China has escalated to 62 with 21 people still missing, while typhoon Matmo has claimed two lives.
 
 
15 bus passengers executed in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 25 (IANS/EFE) At least 15 civilians, including three women and a child, were shot dead in western Afghanistan by suspected insurgents who ambushed the bus they were travelling in, an official said Friday.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Common pesticide puts three generations at health risk
Washington, July 25 (IANS) If your ancestors were exposed to a common pesticide - widely used the world over during the 1970s as a safer replacement for DDT and still in use in many countries - this may lead to adult...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Watch videos on any surface with smartphone projector
London, July 25 (IANS) Love watching videos on your smartphone? Now share them with friends via "Smart Phone Projector". This device lets you display your footage on any surface. A little cardboard box with a lens,...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Khloe Kardashian's new beau 'softie'
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) Reality TV star show Khloe Kardarshian says her rapper boyfriend Karim Kharbouch, known by his stage name French Montana, is a "softie". The 30-year-old star, who filed for divorce from...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
'The Great Gatsby' themed bridal shower for Snooki
New York, July 25 (IANS) Reality TV star Nicole Polizzi, popular as Snooki, celebrated her upcoming nuptials to fiancé Jionni LaValle with bridal shower themed on "The Great Gatsby" here. Snooki, who is set to...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Only 8.2 percent of our DNA functional: Study
London, July 25 (IANS) Debunking earlier figures stating that 80 percent of our genome has some biochemical function, Oxford researchers now report that only 8.2 percent of our DNA is functional. The rest of our...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
India at Commonwealth Games Friday
Glasgow, July 25 (IANS) India, having already won seven medals on the first day and its badminton and table tennis teams too doing well, will look forward to earning more glory across various disciplines at the...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Virus linked to obesity and diabetes found
New York, July 25 (IANS) Biologists have discovered an extremely widespread virus that could be as old as humans and could play a major role in obesity and diabetes. More than half of the world's population is host to...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Australia sends military, police to MH17 crash site
Canberra, July 25 (IANS) Australian military personnel along with armed police will be deployed to secure the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Chris Pratt's '80s inspiration in Guardians
Chris Pratt says being a child of the 1980s helped him to prepare for 'Guardians of the Galaxy'. The new Marvel movie makes many references to '80s pop culture and the soundtrack is largely comprised of hit songs from...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
Earth missed solar catastrophe two years ago: NASA
Washington, July 25 (IANS) In a sensational revelation, NASA has said that the Earth had a near miss July 23 last year with a giant solar flare or Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from the most powerful solar storm on the...
Read more on Apple Balla