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Finland has a strong role in the dismantling of Syrian chemical weapons programme

Photo: U.S.Navy, Desmond ParksThe chemical weapon attacks that took place in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, in August last year led to investigation of the use of chemical weapons by an UN-led investigation mission. The Finnish Institute for Verification of the Chemical Weapons Convention (Verifin), one of four laboratories chosen by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), analysed the material collected in Syria by the UN investigation mission for the use of chemical weapons. The selection of Verifin More...

Mysterious names on the map of Finland

Mysterious names on the map of FinlandA city called Theft, a bay on Water Lake, a town called Crash: translating Finnish place-names yields entertaining results. More...

Finland and Africa - Working Together for Peace and Security
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