Russia has destroyed most of the chemical weapons that were in her Arsenal. To complete the process of chemical disarmament is planned by 2019.
Russia has destroyed more than 86% of its chemical weapons stockpiles, said the chief of Federal management on safe savings and elimination of chemical weapons under the Ministry of industry and trade the General-Colonel Valery Capuchin. According to his statement, the process will be completed by 2019.
"I think that in 2019 we will complete elimination of all chemical weapons stockpiles. Let's wait on that, but quite possibly in 2018. How come", - said capachin.
Colonel-General said that in the U.S. the deadline for destruction of chemical weapons stockpiles was extended to 2023 in consequence of the imperfection of the technology used. According to Capatina, proprietary combustion Americans have "not gone".
"To say that a chemical weapon is our danger, I likely would not have dared. I was at one of the arsenals and saw the state of their ammunition - it is twice as worse than ours", he said.
It is expected that this fall all chemical weapons will be destroyed at the facility in Leonidovka (Penza region), Pochep (Kirov region), Maradykovsky facility (Kirov oblast) and in Shchuchye (Kurgan region). Then Russia will only have 1 object in Udmurtia - been to continue work to eliminate the last stockpiles of toxic drugs, reports TASS.
Just this year, should be consumed more than 2.8 thousand tons of chemical weapons. At the same time in the arsenals of Been from the middle of the last century is stored 5.68 per thousand tons of toxic drugs.