The Danish parliament has given green signal to the governmental proposal for the country to participate in a UN-backed international maritime operation to remove chemical weapons from Libya.
Currently, the two Danish vessels have got the permission to remove the remaining chemical weapons in Libya, Ritzau news agency reported.
Denmark had been offered to lead the work on the chemical weapons withdrawal under the aegis of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the Danish Foreign Ministry said earlier this week.
The operation is aimed at preventing dangerous chemical substances from falling into the hands of extremist groups.
The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a firm decision on July 22, allowing nations to receive, take away and destroy Libyan chemical weapons for eliminating the toxic agents in the country.
Libya joined the UN convention on eliminating chemical weapons in 2004.
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Denmark has ordered 309 Piranha 5 armored personnel vehicle for 603 million euros. The Danish Ministry of Defense and Defense Command agreed on acquiring the armored vehicles for its Army after a selection process
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Denmark has accused Russia of hacking into the emails accounts of the nations defense ministry. A Sunday report published by the Centre for Cyber Security claimed that a group of pro-Kremlin hackers had infiltrated into the emails of defense ministry employees in 2015 and 2016, Danish news agency Ritzau reported Monday
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