Russia reported the destruction of chemical weapons

Photo: armyman.info the Destruction of ammunition with uralaudit substances in Russia

Toxic substances are in the Udmurt village of Kizner.

Russia as of April 20 destroyed more than 39 thousand tons of stockpiles of chemical agents. This was reported on the website of the Federal Department for safe storage and destruction of chemical weapons .

“39002,86 destroyed tons of chemical agents, which constitutes 97.6% of the total reserves”, – stated in the message.

Currently, six of the seven facilities in Russia the destruction of chemical weapons is complete, it is only on object in settlement Kizner of the Udmurt Republic. Originally there was nearly six thousand tons of chemical weapons.

Earlier, the Chairman of the state Commission for the destruction of chemical weapons, the presidential envoy to the Volga Federal district Mikhail Babich reported to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin that the process of destruction of chemical weapons in the country will be completed in 2017.

In turn, the chief of Federal management on safe storage and destruction of chemical weapons Colonel-General Valery Kapashin said in comments to Interfax that it will happen no later than October of the current year.

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously General of the army of Syria Zaher al-Sakata who defected in 2013, said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hid hundreds of tons of chemical weapons.

In turn, the Israeli military suggest that Bashar al-Assad remains of several tons of chemical weapons.

In Idlib, the Syrian, was used sarin, the OPCW

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