Obama: elimination of Syria chemical stockpile an important step in keeping world safe

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: August 18, 2014 - 6:18 PM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday said the elimination of Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile is an important achievement against the spread of dangerous weapons of mass destruction, but warned that Syria's government now must follow through on pledges to destroy its remaining weapons production facilities.

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