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originally posted by: Willtell
OPCW to send chemical weapons investigators to Syria’s Douma – statement
Since 2014, the OPCW has an ongoing mandate to investigate suspected chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The mission is designed “to establish facts surrounding allegations of the use of toxic chemicals... for hostile purposes in the Syrian Arab Republic.” The scope of the fact-finding mission is to determine whether banned substances were used, but not to assign blame. The incident allegedly occurred in the Damascus suburb of Douma on Saturday. It was reported by several rebel-linked activist groups, including the controversial White Helmets, who accused the Syrian troops of dropping chlorine-filled munitions on the area. They also claimed it affected dozens of civilians, and footage of children being allegedly treated for poisoning has appeared online. Damascus has called the alleged attack a “fabrication.” Russian military specialists have explored the area as Jaysh al-Islam militants occupying Douma began to evacuate from the city as part of a Russian-brokered deal with Damascus. Moscow said the specialists had found no traces of chemical weapons or any victims treated for chemical poisoning. READ MORE: 'Post-fact mindset in US: First punishment & then search for evidence to rationalize war-mongering' The OPCW’s announcement came shortly before an expected UN Security Council meeting on the alleged Douma incident. Both Russia and the US are expected to roll out draft resolutions calling for an international investigation into the purported attack. On Monday, the UN said it was unable to “independently verify the allegations” regarding Douma. “We're not in a position at this point to independently verify the allegations but, obviously, any allegation of continued use of chemical weapons is extremely, extremely troubling,” Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said.
The rebels were fleeing the area and were likely the ones responsible for this. They wanted the situation just what is occurring to happen, the lying hypocritical western alliance ready and willing like vampires to attack Syria.
Hopefully, this investigation will expose the truth, but I doubt, the sinister US and their flunkies will do anything to abort this investigation.
Just use your logic. Why in the world would Assad use chemical weapons on a fleeing army?
originally posted by: SatansPride
a reply to: JHammon
I wonder if they actureally will use Tommies again. Probs. not, maybe though. Cause your right, even though Russia wouldn't do that, they have enough defences to there right now & we need to show people chemicals are bad to prove a point. It's not okay, they don't get the picture, Tommy didn't do it. Idk our artillery capabilities so idk if they have another option.
originally posted by: Bicent
Well it’s daylight in Syria doubt air strikes happen if they do until Wednesday or thursday trump meeting with cabinet Wednesday night guessing Wednesday night will be the night. Might be busy news night tomorrow.
originally posted by: SatansPride
a reply to: spy66
Russia won't do anything. They are trying to achieve better alliances through the world. They will not, I repeat will not strike by military force directly. They may sanction, expel, or do some kgb stuff, they won't stop our missiles or strike back though. Plain & simple.