Damascus is ready to apply the Russian initiative

Damascus is ready to act promptly on the Russian initiative of international control over the Syrian chemical weapons, said on Thursday the Syrian ambassador to Moscow Riyad Haddad.

«We have accepted the Russian initiative in its entirety. This is a great initiative, but it is necessary to agree on many details,» said the diplomat.

M.Haddad assured that Damascus was going to accede without delay to the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.