Syria to join Chemical Weapons Convention, Assad announces
Syria crisis: Assad sets out chemicals plan timeline
BBC World, 12 September 2013 Last updated at 16:45 GMT
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has given the first indication of a timeline for placing its chemical weapons under international control.
He told Russian TV that Syria would apply to join a UN chemicals convention “in the next few days” and submit arms data a month after signing.