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US: Syria at Risk of Missing June Chemical Weapons Deadline

The U.S. State Department says Syria is at risk of missing the June 30 deadline for getting rid of its chemical weapons.Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Friday Syria is "woefully" behind schedule for destroying the chemicals. She said, however, the United States will press Syria to take steps to speed up the process so the deadline could still be met.Psaki said as of Friday, less than one-third of Syria's chemical weapons materials have been moved out of the country and that the...

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