chemical weapons

The country had until Sept. 30 to eliminate its stockpile under a deadline set by the Chemical Weapons Convention.
It closes a deadly chapter dating to World War I.
The State Department said Washington would "respond quickly and appropriately" if Assad was found to have launched a chemical weapon attack.
President Trump says he’s considering a retaliatory attack on Syria, after dictator Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons on his own people.
The U.S. has resettled only 44 Syrian refugees since October.
Senior officials also suggest Russia must have known about the latest gas attack ahead of time.
The senator said Rex Tillerson may have signaled that the U.S. would steer clear of conflict in the country.
World leaders have condemned the Syrian government after a chemical weapons attack left at least 70 civilians dead. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has denied that his forces are responsible for the deadly attack.