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Swede to lead Syria chemical weapons probe

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post 27.Mar.2013, 08:34 AM
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The UN has appointed a Swedish disarmament expert who led arms investigations in Iraq to look into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.

The mandate and start date of Åke Sellström's team is yet to be defined, but the UN stressed it was a scientific rather than criminal inquiry.

"He is an accomplished scientist with a solid background in disarmament and international security," the UN said on Tuesday as it announced the appointment of Sellström, a senior researcher at the European Centre for Advanced Studies of Societal Security and Vulnerability,

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post 27.Mar.2013, 07:15 PM
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He reminds me of Hans Blix.
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