|dethalternate||Date: Friday, 04-October-2013, 10:10 PM | Message # 1|
-- dragon lord--
|'No sarin detected in West Ghouta environment, only in human samples' - UN's Angela Kane |
As real dialogue replaced gunboat diplomacy, the world narrowly averted yet another catastrophic intervention. Syria opened its doors to international inspectors and committed to the destruction of its sizeable chemical arsenal. And yet questions still remain about where, when and by whom chemical weapons may have been used. Is such a Herculean task even possible? Angela Kane, the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, joins Oksana to discuss these issues.
Experts from the world's chemical weapons watchdog say they're making encouraging progress towards dismantling Syria's stockpiles. A team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is in Damascus for talks with officials. A UN report earlier concluded that nerve gas had indeed been used on a large scale in August but the consistency of the findings are under question, as Oksana Boyko explained to me earlier.