Iraq tells U.N. ‘terrorists’ seized former chemical arms depot

July 8, 2014 10:49 PM

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Iraq tells U.N. ‘terrorists’ seized former chemical arms depot

UNITED NATIONS / BAGHDAD: Iraq’s government has lost control of a former chemical weapons facility to “armed terrorist groups” and is unable to fulfill its international obligations to destroy toxins kept there, the country’s U.N. envoy informed the United Nations.

The announcement came as Iraq’s parliament moved up to early next week its next session devoted to forming a new government as embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki seeks a new term in the face of strong opposition from across the political spectrum.

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