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They should have waited for results of chemical attack in Douma investigation, - Switzerland

Switzerland calls all the parties for obligating the international law
12:51, 15 April 2018

AFP

Guy Parmelin, the Head of the Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports of Switzerland, stated that the USA, Britain and France should have waited for the results of the investigation on chemical attack in Douma (Syria), as Blick reported.

“The UN sent the chemical weapon experts there. This mission can identify the possible chemical weapon use, they should have waited for the results,” Parmelin said.

He also stressed that Switzerland calls all the parties for obligating the international law.

Related: France, Britain, U.S. propose UN resolution on chemical weapon in Syria

As reported, the armed forces of the United States, Britain and France on April 14 inflicted air strikes on a number of facilities in Syria related to the development and use of chemical weapons. The media report about at least six victims.

Airstrikes became the response to the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Douma, killing 70 people. The West blamed Bashar Assad, as well as Russia.

A number of countries have already supported the actions of the US and its allies. In turn, Russia stated that it convenes an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.

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