Chemical weapons found in Libya
Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) found chemical weapons sites, CNN quoted the NTC's Mahmoud Jibril as saying in Tripoli on Sunday (October 30th). The Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) was told about the discovery, Jibril said, adding that the "United States was [also] notified because it is technically equipped to deal with this issue". An OPCW delegation is expected to arrive in Libya on Thursday.
"By making this announcement, we reaffirm that the new Libya is a peaceful Libya, a Libya that abides by international law, a Libya that aims for development before anything else for the good of its people," Jibril said.
In September, Libyan rebels found chemical weapons near Sirte and a stockpile of uranium concentrate ("yellowcake") near Sabha, a desert town 660km south of Tripoli.
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