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Video: Norwegian vessel prepares to escort Syria’s chemical weapons


The Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Ingstad was berthed in the Cyprus harbour of Limasol on December 30, “on high alert to go in to Syria”, according to a spokeswoman. The frigate is preparing to escort the transport of over 1,000 tonnes of Syrian chemical weapons out of Syria. The Danish vessel Esbern Snare is also part of the escort. This footage shows Helge Ingstad crew on a safety exercise as it prepares to carry the dangerous cargo. Credit: Youtube/ Lars Magne Hovtun/Norwegian Armed Forces.

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