(Sky News) The Assad regime has given details of its toxic weapons programme to the world's chemical weapons watchdog.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the body tasked with dismantling Syria's stockpile of nerve agents, said that Syria had given an "initial declaration" outlining its programme.
It will not release the details of the declaration and is now seeking to verify what has been outlined.
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OPCW is looking at ways to fast-track moves to secure and destroy Syria's arsenal of poison gas and nerve agents as well as its production facilities.