UN vote to destroy Syria's chemical weapons

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to eradicate Syria's chemical weapons.

However, the 15-member Security Council does not threaten automatic punitive action against the country's president, Bashar al-Assad, and his government, if it does not comply.

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UN vote: Destroy Syria weapons

A resolution to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons has been passed unanimously by the United Nations Security Council.