Syria has indicated that it will give up chemical weapons and may even sign the chemical weapons convention, but the war with conventional weapons in Syria continues with no end in sight. On the day the Syrian government signaled a willingness to hear proposals for transferring its chemical weapons stockpiles to the international community, it continued its bombing campaign in Syria. As United Nations Security Council discussions start on the chemical weapons issue in Syria, we should ask what, when, and how will the Security Council — whose mandate is to maintain international peace and security — going to protect Syrians from further harm?

Source: Agreement on Chemical Weapons Alone Will Not End Suffering in Syria | HuffPost

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