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May 9, 2015 9:30 am

Report: Inspectors Find Chemical Weapons Traces at Undeclared Military Site in Syria

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International inspectors have found traces of sarin and VX nerve agent at a military research site in Syria that had not been declared to the global chemical weapons watchdog, diplomatic sources said on Friday.

Samples taken by experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition and Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in December and January tested positive for chemical precursors needed to make the toxic agents, the sources told Reuters on the condition of anonymity because the information is confidential.

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  • If the Syrian govt has lied again and again to one and all about its weapons of mass destruction, why does Washington assume that Iran is any more honest in dealing with ‘infidels’ or non-Muslims? Assad and Saddam Hussein are the last two Ba’ath leaders. Ba’ath was the pro-Hitler Arab political party of the 1930’s and 1940’s. Iran’s ayatollahs believe they have a ‘divine mandate’ to destroy Israel and that this is ‘non-negotiable’. Can anyone believe Iran will abide by all the terms proposed?

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