UN votes unanimously to destroy Syria's arms

The 15-member UN Security Council body have backed the draft document agreed earlier by Russia and the US to destory Syria's chemical weapons.

Foreign Secretary William Hague and US Secretary of State John Kerry vote to eradicate Syria's chemical arsenal.
Foreign Secretary William Hague and US Secretary of State John Kerry vote to eradicate Syria's chemical arsenal. Credit: REUTERS/Adrees Latif
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he wants his country to participate in the Syrian chemical weapons clean-up.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he wants his country to participate in the Syrian chemical weapons clean-up. Credit: REUTERS/Adrees Latif
Members of the United Nations Security Council in New York vote unanimously to destroy Syria's chemical weapons.
Members of the United Nations Security Council in New York vote unanimously to destroy Syria's chemical weapons. Credit: REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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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.