Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Is The Syrian Government Launching Chlorine Chemical Attacks?

Chemical Watchdog Announces Probe Into Alleged Chlorine Gas Attacks In Syria -- UN News Centre

29 April 2014 – The head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said today it will seek to “establish the facts” surrounding allegations of the use of chlorine in Syria, where it is already working jointly with the United Nations to rid the country of its chemical weapons.

According to media reports, opposition activists say the Syrian Government has attacked rebel-held areas with chlorine gas. The Government denies the claims.

OPCW Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü announced the creation of the fact-finding mission at a meeting of the body’s Executive Council held in The Hague.

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More News On Reports That The Syrian Government Is Launching Chlorine Chemical Attacks

Syria chemical weapons: the analysis that proves Assad launched chlorine gas attacks -- The Telegraph
The proof: Assad still using chemical weapons -- The Telegraph
The new tests on attack sites that show Assad's regime is launching chemical attacks on civilians… though Syrian officials deny it -- The Daily Mail
Chlorine attacks sink Syria's credibility on chemical weapons deal -- Christian Science Monitor
Chemical weapons watchdog to investigate claims of chlorine gas attacks in Syria -- Reuters
International Mission to Look Into Syria Chlorine Attack Claims -- WSJ
Chemical weapons body to investigate claims of chlorine gas use in Syria -- The Guardian
Israeli intelligence: Assad concealing chemical capability -- Haaretz
Syria chlorine gas attacks: Q & A -- The Telegraph
Map: where gas attacks took place -- The Telegraph

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