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Watchdog: Syrian air force responsible for chemical attacks

WorldNews Wednesday, 8 April 2020
Watchdog: Syrian air force responsible for chemical attacksTHE HAGUE (AP) — The global chemical weapons watchdog issued a report Wednesday blaming the Syrian air force for a series of chemical attacks using sarin and chlorine in late March 2017 on the central town of Latamneh. The report marks the first time the Investigation and Identification Team, set up in 2018 by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, has apportioned blame for an attack in Syria and will likely lead to fresh calls for accountability for the regime of President Bashar Assad. OPCW Director-General Fernando Arias said it is now up to the organization, “the United Nations Secretary-General, and the international community as a whole to take any further action...
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Syrian gov't forces dropped chlorine and sarin gas in series of attacks in March 2017 in Hama, new report finds.

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