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Syrian chemical weapons transferred to US ship

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The international operation to destroy Syrian chemical weapons entered its final phase on Wednesday, with the stockpile being loaded onto a US military ship equipped to dispose of them. 

Containers of Syrian chemical weapons from a Danish freighter are transferred to a US military ship ahead of their destruction at sea in the port of Gioia Tauro, southern Italy on July 2, 2014

Hundreds of tonnes of mustard gas and ingredients to make Sarin nerve gas were transferred from a Danish freighter in the southern Italian port of Gioia Tauro amid tight security.

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