Bashar al-Jaafari: "Syria now a full member of the international treaty prohibiting chemical weapons"

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The permanent representative of Syria to the United Nations, dr. Bashar al-Jaafari, says that legally speaking, the country is now a full member of the international treaty banning chemical weapons.

Bashar al-Jaafari made the remarks in New York after submitting relevant documents to join the international treaty to the United Nations.

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Damascus has said it will start submitting data on its chemical weapons stockpile a month after signing the convention.

The 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention requires signatories to completely destroy their stockpiles.

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