New York (UN). 27 Oct. INTERFAX – Experts of the UN blamed the Syrian government for using sarin 4 April 2017 in Khan Sheyhun, writes the Associated Press. Manual CMP (Joint UN and the Organisation for the prohibition of chemical weapons to investigate chemical attacks in Syria), “is confident that the Syrian Arab Republic bears responsibility for the use of sarin gas in Khan Sheyhun”, quotes Agency the extract from the main conclusions of the report, which the AP was able to see.
The Associated Press writes that “the experts’ report (the report SMR-if) confirmed the initial findings of the United States, France and Britain that the Syrian plane dropped a bomb with sarin on the town of Khan Shaykhun”.
April 4 in the Syrian city of Khan shaykhun was carried out the chemical attack, which killed nearly 100 people. Most Western countries and the Syrian opposition blamed it on the Syrian government. In Damascus denies the charges.
However, on the night of 7 April, the United States, using cruise missiles struck the Syrian military base at Shayrat.
Earlier it was reported that on October 26 the report of the Joint UN and the Organisation for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) to investigate the chemical attacks in Syria (CMP), on the basis of investigation of the incident in Khan Sheyhun.