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4th May 2016

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EU contributes millions to destroy Syria chemical weapons

The EU on Monday contributed €12 million to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to help destroy Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons, reports the AFP. The total costs for the operation is set to range between €25-30 million. The EU had pledged to make the contribution in December.

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