Chemical weapons to be destroyed outside Syria could be removed by April 13-RIA

MOSCOW, March 14 Fri Mar 14, 2014 12:43am EDT

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MOSCOW, March 14 (Reuters) - Syria's chemical weapons that should be destroyed outside the country could be removed by April 13, a Russian Foreign Ministry official said on Friday, adding there was no need to adjust the timeframe.

"If there are no difficulties then in a month, on April 13, the removal will be practically finished," Mikhail Ulyanov was quoted as saying by RIA news agency. (Reporting by Katya Golubkova, editing by Elizabeth Piper)

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