Russia Negotiating UN Measure On Chemical Weapons Use In Iraq


RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY – Russia is seeking to extend a United Nations measure on chemical weapons in Syria to cover suspected incidents of chemical weapons use in Iraq by the Islamic State group, Russia’s UN ambassador said on September 2. Vitaly Churkin said he is “exploring with the Iraqi government” whether to extend to Iraq a measure aimed at identifying groups that have used chemical weapons in Syria. Continue Reading