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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Chemical Plant Check

MOSCOW -- A team of international inspectors completed on Monday the first check of a former Russian chemical weapons plant under the terms of the recently ratified international pact on the weapons, Itar-Tass reported.

Ten inspectors sent from The Hague, Netherlands, visited a former factory that produced chemical weapons in the Nizhny Novgorod region, Itar-Tass said.

It was the first inspection carried out in compliance with the international Chemical Weapons Convention, which Russia ratified in November.