Most of Syria’s chemical weapons likely can be transported safely out of the country for disposal elsewhere, though it remains to be seen which if any nations voluntarily would allow the agents within their borders, said Green Cross International’s Paul Walker at the recent forum organized in WDC by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Federation of American Scientists.
“It turns out that the United States asked most of Western Europe … whether they would help” by hosting the chemical-disposal work, said Walker, a former House Armed Services Committee staff member. “From my understanding, these are the four countries that didn’t say no. None of them have said yes yet.”
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