70527
Syria Accuses US, UK of Supplying Poison Gas to Terrorists
Syria Accuses US, UK of Supplying Poison Gas to Terrorists

Syria Accuses US, UK of Supplying Poison Gas to Terrorists

Syria Accuses US, UK of Supplying Poison Gas to Terrorists

The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday accused the US and the UK of supplying CS, CN toxic agents to terrorists.
According to the minsitry, the toxic agents found in Aleppo and Damascus suburb were produced by one British company and two American companies, Sputnik reported.
“The special equipment found consisted of hand grenades and rounds for grenade launchers equipped with CS and CN toxic agents […] The chemical munitions were produced by the Federal Laboratories company in the US. The toxic agents waere produced by Cherming Defense UK and NonLethal Technologies (US),” Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said.
According to the official, the poisonous substances were found in the storehouses of the militants in Aleppo and in the eastern suburbs of Damascus.
Mekdad noted that in accordance with Article 5 of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons, the use of toxic agents is permitted only to combat riots. It is prohibited in warfare.
“So, we can say for sure that the US and UK as well as its allies in the region violate the Chemical Weapons Convention. They support terrorist organizations operating in Syria. They deliver to the militants not only armaments but also prohibited toxic agents,” the deputy foreign minister added.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/HU5Tv1
  1. https://goo.gl/vLkayG
  • https://goo.gl/6SKdjK
  • https://goo.gl/kQ2JHG
  • https://goo.gl/9jp1s1
  • https://goo.gl/yx4r1W

You can also read ...

UN Chief: Korean Nuclear Crisis, Middle East Quagmire Eroding Global Security
A nuclear threat on the Korean Peninsula and a quagmire in the...
Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency After PM Resigns
Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on Friday, a move...
Leading Venezuelan Party  to Boycott Election
A top Venezuelan opposition party announced on Friday it would...
Suicide Blasts Kill 19  in Northeast Nigeria
Three suicide bombers killed 19 people at a fish market in...
Turkey launched an air and ground offensive last month on the Afrin region,  opening a new front in the multi-sided Syrian war.
Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria...
May Calls for Security Treaty With EU by End of 2019
British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Saturday for a...
Lavrov Dismisses Claims of Russian Meddling in US Election
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has again dismissed...
2 Killed in Mexico Chopper Crash
A military helicopter carrying Mexico’s interior minister and...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus