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Libya says Kadhafi regime's chemical weapons all destroyed

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Libya has completely destroyed the chemical arsenal it inherited from Moamer Kadhafi, 10 years after the now slain dictator signed the Chemical Weapons Convention, Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdelaziz announced Tuesday. 

Libyan Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamed Abdelaziz (L) in Tripoli on February 4, 2014

The completion of the disarmament process, begun under the ousted regime but was interrupted by the NATO-backed uprising that overthrew it, comes as the much bigger operation underway in Syria is seriously behind schedule to the mounting alarm of the West.

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