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"The validity of information on alleged use of chemical weapons cannot be ensured," Ban says, calling for independent probe.
WASHINGTON -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon confirmed he has received documents from American authorities detailing their findings on chemical weapons use in Syria on Friday, just a day after the White House disclosed the report to the public.
In his statement, Ban made clear that intelligence reports from any member state are appreciated, but that they
No matter where I look, the chemical weapons use is so obviously being done by the rebels.
I think Russia and the US are working together to thin out regions for a bigger goal. IF Russia REALLY was Assad's ally...and wanted to keep their Naval Port there......
They would have gone full nuclear by now.
Originally posted by Agent_USA_Supporter
CIA claimed that the proof came from blood, urine, hair samples after there testing claim stated when it showed 100 percent that it was Sarin/Nerve gas yet how is it possible for either gas to be found on hair, urine?
Thats rather impossible.
Recognition and Treatment of Sarin Exposure.
A urine or blood test can determine definitively if someone has been exposed. Hair can sometimes be used, if it has absorbed the agent.
Collect urine samples, and blood and hair samples if possible, immediately after exposure. Collect follow-up samples at 24 hours and 48 hours and again 7 days after exposure. Blood and urine can be collected as long as 30 days after exposure and laboratory tests may reveal the presence of sarin or breakdown products. Use containers made of unbreakable plastic. Affix a means of identifying samples, record date taken, time taken; seal securely. Document all symptoms on paper and include with sample; note amount of time it took patients to begin experiencing symptoms after initial exposure.
Collect at least 10-30 ml of urine. Collect a control urine sample from a person who was not exposed. Collect urine in sterile urine cups. Ship urine sample with dry ice if possible so that sample is frozen, or at least kept cold.
Collect at least and 10-15 ml of blood. Keep blood samples cold by placing on ice for as long as possible. Where possible, spin blood to collect plasma. If not possible, allow blood to coagulate and collect serum. Cholinesterase testing can detect organophosphate poisoning (this test will detect organophosphates, whereas urine tests can detect more chemical agents). – Significantly decreased cholinesterase levels can indicate poisoning. – Caution: decreased cholinesterase activity can also result from liver disease and malnutrition.
Collect a sample preferably before it has been washed. The hair does not need to be collected at the scalp.