After U.N. veto, Russia moves against chemical weapons watchdog

After U.N. veto, Russia moves against chemical weapons watchdogBy Anthony Deutsch THE HAGUE (Reuters) – After blocking U.N. Security Council action against Syria, Russia has proposed changing the rules for inspectors at the world’s chemical weapons body in The Hague, a move Western diplomats and experts said would undermine its work. It is the latest confrontation between Russia, a close ally and military backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and the West over an international inquiry established to determine who is behind ongoing chemical attacks in Syria’s civil war.



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