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Norway rejects U.S. request to destroy Syria weapons

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OSLO, Norway — Norway has turned down a U.S. request to receive the bulk of Syria’s chemical weapons for destruction because it doesn’t have the capabilities to complete the task by the deadlines given, the Norwegian foreign minister said today.

Boerge Brende said Norway hadn’t been able to identify a port that could receive the weapons and didn’t have the capacity to treat some of the waste products resulting from the destruction of the munitions.

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