Despite delays on the ground, Norway upholds its commitment to the OPCW-UN to transport Syrian chemical agents out of Syria within the deadline set by the UN Security Council.
The crew of the Norwegian frigate KNM “Helge Ingstad” rotated this week. The frigate will be replaced by another suitable naval vessel in May, unless the operation is concluded by then.
Observing chemical agents being loaded in Latakia, Syria Feb 28, 2014 (Norwegian Defence)
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