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
“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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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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.
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.
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
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.