Russia, Syria try to ‘clear out’ chemical attack site, - U.S. State Department

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Heather Nauert, the countries also attempt to hinder the OPCW inspectors to examine the place
12:33, 20 April 2018

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Russia and Syria try to ‘clear out’ the site of the chemical attack in Syrian Douma. Heather Nauert, the spokeswoman of the U.S. State Department claimed this as Reuters reported.

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According to her, the countries also attempt to hinder the OPCW inspectors to examine the place.

‘We have credible information that indicates that Russian officials are working with the Syrian regime to deny and to delay these inspectors from gaining access to Douma. Russian officials have worked with the Syrian regime, we believe, to sanitize the locations of the suspected attacks and remove incriminating evidence of chemical weapons use’, Nauert said.

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As we reported the UN Security Team, which is conducting an investigation in Douma (Syria), came under fire on April 18. The mission ‘was forced to withdraw, delaying the arrival of chemical weapons inspectors’.

On April 13, the U.S. troops landed a missile strike on chemical infrastructure in Syria; the UK and France joined in. The strikes killed at least six people and dealt damage to a number of weaponry research objects. 

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On April 7, the volunteer organizations reported that the chemical attack at Douma, the East Ghouta took place. As a result of this attack at least 70 people died. The Syrian government and Russia called this information untrue, while the US and allies have blamed Bashar al-Assad for the attack.

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