Syrian government insists it does not use chemical weapons; US vows serious response to attack

Syrian government insists it does not use chemical weapons

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem on Thursday insisted the nation’s armed forces do not use chemical weapons, despite international suspicion that Syria was behind such an attack this week

Did Assad or anyone in his regime make a public statement

“Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem on Thursday insisted the nation’s armed forces do not use chemical weapons, despite international suspicion that Syria was behind such an attack this week that killed dozens of people in northwestern Idlib province.

Defiant Assad claims government did not use chem weapons

Assad acknowledged that his government has chemical weapons. «It’s not a secret anymore,» he said, referencing his government’s decision to join the international Chemical Weapons Convention.

Use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Civil War – Wikipedia

The United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic was a fact-finding mission to investigate possible use of chemical weapons in Syria. On 16 September 2013 the mission published a report with focus on the Ghouta attacks. On 12 December 2013, the UN mission delivered its final report.

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The Grim Logic Behind Syria’s Chemical Weapons Attack

Apr 06, 2017 · “I stress to you once again: The Syrian Army has not, did not and will not use this kind of weapons — not just against our own people, but even against the terrorists that attack our civilians

US Now Admits Syrian «Rebels» Have Used Chemical Weapons

Chemical weapons were used repeatedly in the Syria conflict this year, not only in a well-documented Aug. 21 attack near Damascus but also in four other instances, including two subsequent attacks that targeted soldiers, the United Nations said in a report released Thursday.

Can US attacks end the Syrian chemical attacks? | Syria

Watch video · He argues if the US does not do this, no one will. Complicating the situation are the thousands of Russian troops stationed throughout Syria, supporting the Assad government…

Obama: U.S. concludes Syria carried out chemical weapons

Aug 28, 2013 · We consider the use of chemical weapons as a threat to international peace and security,» NATO said in a statement. Some Syrians have told CNN they doubt their government used chemical weapons.

US attack on Syria is meant to punish it for a chemical

Weapon used by the Pentagon in the April 13, 2018 strike on Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack a week earlier. US Department of Defense.

Putin stands by Assad as firm evidence of chemical attack

Vladimir Putin has doubled down on his support for the Syrian government despite the release of postmortem results by Turkey that confirmed chemical weapons were used in an attack that killed at

How Syrian Chemical Weapons Affect US – Business Insider

This reason involves the fear that Assad would transfer chemical weapons to Hezbollah, the Lebanese-based terrorist group and Iranian proxy that has more than 60,000 rockets pointed at Israel.