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Peace Prize Winners Want To Rid The World Of Chemical Weapons

NPR | Oct. 11, 2013 3:38 p.m.

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Michele Kelemen

The Nobel Peace Prize is being awarded this year to chemical weapons inspectors involved in a dangerous mission in Syria. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical weapons is the guardian of the global ban on chemical weapons. The Norwegian Nobel Committee wanted to highlight its work not just in Syria but around the world, as it tries to get rid of an entire class of weapons.

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