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Syria's 'serious chemical and biological threat'

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Scientists have warned that Syria could be developing chemical and biological weapons to add to their already substantial stockpile.

Professor Christine Gosden of the Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer at the University of Liverpool, and Dan Plesch, of the School of Oriental and African Studies, discuss the "serious problem" of such weapons in the hands of a "failing state".


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