View Full Version : Dangerous Iraq chemicals found stored at UN

Aug 30, 2007, 04:14 PM
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The United Nations found potentially lethal vials of a chemical warfare agent, removed from Iraq a decade ago, in offices near its New York headquarters but officials said on Thursday there was no danger...

[U.N. spokeswoman] Okabe, who announced the news at her regular U.N. briefing, said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had been informed and "there will be an investigation although I can't tell you right now who will be in charge of that."
Link (http://www.reuters.com/article/bondsNews/idUSN3045031220070830)

Aug 30, 2007, 04:15 PM
Saddam was a master at hiding his WMD.

Aug 30, 2007, 04:37 PM
I'd really like to know why the US allowed the UN to take possession of this stuff.

I take that back, until more information is forthcoming, there's little point in speculating on this issue. We've been given a soundbite and that is simply not enough to pass judgement on those who might be involved.