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Chemical watchdog OPCW accepts Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

By Agence France-Presse
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 8:29 EDT
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Part of the chemical weapons stockpile at the Deseret Chemical Depot in Tooele, Utah (AFP)
 
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The world chemical weapons watchdog accepted the Nobel Peace Prize Tuesday in Oslo, where it was praised for positive developments in Syria.

“With this year’s prize, we prompt those states that have not acceded to the (Chemical Weapons) Convention to do so,” the chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Thorbjoern Jagland, said at the ceremony.

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