Kerry told reporters after talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Indonesia that the process has begun in record time and appreciated the Russian cooperation.
He added that it's extremely significant that within a week of the United Nations resolution on Syria's chemical arsenal being passed, some chemical weapons were being destroyed."
According to the Christian Science Monitor, weapons inspectors from the Netherlands-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons have begun the destruction process on Sunday.
The inspectors visited a facility accompanied by UN staff and Syrian personnel who used cutting torches and angle grinders to destroy or disable a range of items.
--ANI (Posted on 08-10-2013)