Containers carrying precursors to sarin gas lie on the deck of the Ark Futura, a Danish-chartered cargo vessel which is assisting in the effort to extract Syrian chemical weapons from the country, in ... more 
Containers carrying precursors to sarin gas lie on the deck of the Ark Futura, a Danish-chartered cargo vessel which is assisting in the effort to extract Syrian chemical weapons from the country, in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea May 13, 2014. Journalists were given access for the first time to the vessel on Tuesday, which is sailing in international waters south-east of Cyprus awaiting the pick-up of more chemicals from Latakia under an international accord to destroy Damascus' chemical stockpile. Denmark, providing one of two container vessels taking delivery of Syrian chemical weapons for destruction, urged Damascus on Tuesday to expedite the process and said it could not wait beyond a June 30 deadline. REUTERS/Staff (MEDITERRANEAN SEA - Tags: POLITICS CONFLICT CIVIL UNREST MILITARY) less 
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Tue, May 13, 2014 8:53 AM EDT