Volume 85 Issue 38 | p. 11 | News of The Week
Issue Date: September 17, 2007

UN Chemicals Therapy

Experts will determine how chemicals unexpectedly turned up in a UN office
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Homeland Security

The United Nations has set up a panel of experts to investigate how a material initially thought to be phosgene—now thought to be a solvent—turned up in a UN weapons inspection office in New York 11 years after it was removed from Iraq. A report to the UN secretary-general is expected by the end of October.

On Aug. 24, while archiving material, officials in the office of the UN Monitoring, Verification & Inspection Commission . . .

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