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Libya's last chemical arms reach German destruction plant

Employees in protective clothing carry a dummy grenade during a demonstration in a chemical weapons destruction facility at GEKA in Munster, northern Germany in 2013Libya’s last chemical weapons stocks have arrived safely in Germany after being shipped out of the country, and will now be prepared for destruction, a global watchdog said Thursday. “Another crucial step has been taken toward eliminating Libya’s remaining chemical weapon precursors,” Ahmet Uzumcu, head of the UN-backed Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said in a statement. The destruction of around 500 tonnes of toxic chemical products by GEKA, Germany’s state-owned company for disposing of chemical weapons, will be the last phase of the operation to rid the unstable north African country of its stockpile.

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