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Syria Rejects Ban Ki-moon Proposal for Chemical Weapons Team

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Al Arabiya – Syria will not accept a chemical weapons team, as proposed by U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, to probe the alleged use of chemical weapons in the country’s conflict, the foreign ministry said on Monday.

Ban has “suggested a supplementary mission allowing the mission to deploy throughout Syrian territory, which is contrary to the demand Syria made to the United Nations,” a ministry official said, cited by state news agency SANA.

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