Syria faces deadline to give chemical weapons details

Syria has until the end of today to submit full details of its chemical weapons programme to an international watchdog as part of a deal brokered with Russia and the US.

The OPCW website confirms it has received some details from the Syrian regime Credit: OPCW

The Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) confirmed it has received an "initial disclosure" from Syria

Syria is believed to have around 1,000 metric tonnes of chemical toxins and has agreed to destroy them by the middle of next year under the Russian-US proposal.