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    Destroying chemical weapons

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    The first shipment of chemical weapons materials left Latakia port Tuesday under a deal to rid Syria of its chemical arsenal, the joint mission overseeing the disarmament said. Inspectors from the Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are charged with destroying more than 1,000 tonnes of dangerous chemical stockpiles in Syria.VIDEOGRAPHIC