DW.DE – Germany will be taking on the toxic remnants of Syrian mustard gas and converting them into salt. When it comes to destroying chemical weapons, Germany has plenty of experience from history.

Chemical weapons are still being found in Germany decades after the First and Second World Wars. They stem either from the “gas war” between 1915 and 1918, images of which still shock today, or from chemical weapons dating back to the 1940s.

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