Assad is possibly involved in the use of chemical weapons in Syria − Reuters
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad
The President of Syria for the first time associated with the use of chemical weapons in the country.
UN officials together with representatives of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) in the investigation of the use of chemical weapons in Syria came to the conclusion that its use can be responsible Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad and his brother, reports Reuters, citing a document prepared by the joint group.
Representatives of the OPCW also noted that at the moment was not compiled an accurate list of persons involved in the use of chemical weapons.
The representatives of the Syrian authorities denied allegations of the possible involvement of the country’s leader to the attacks with banned chemical weapons.
Earlier it was reported that the U.S. Treasury imposed new sanctions against Syria in connection with the discovered of the OPCW information on the use of chlorine by the Syrian authorities in April 2014 .
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