The chief of the main operations Directorate of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces Colonel-General Sergey rudskoy
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MOSCOW, April 11. /TASS/. Two facilities for the production and storage of chemical weapons in Syria located on the territory controlled by the opposition controlled by Syrian authorities of all such objects are destroyed, he said at a briefing head of the main operational Directorate of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces Colonel-General Sergey rudskoy.
“Of the 12 sites used for the storage and production of chemical weapons experts of OPCW (Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons – approx. TASS) confirmed the destruction 10. The remaining two objects, the Syrian authorities do not have access because they are on the territory controlled by the so-called opposition. For this reason, the OPCW could not confirm the fact of destruction in them of chemical weapons,” he said.