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Britain and France claim ‘evidence’ of Syria using chemical weapons

Posted By admin On April 19, 2013 @ 4:57 am In World News | Comments Disabled

RT [1]
April 19, 2013

Britain and France have addressed the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon with allegations that Syria has used chemical weapons on multiple occasions since December, according to reports emerging from top diplomats and officials.

The message came in the form of a letter, claiming that soil samples, witness interviews and statements from opposition sources support the idea that nerve agents had been used in and around Aleppo, Homs and supposedly the capital, Damascus. The officials chose to speak on condition of anonymity.

The case revolves around the supposed find of an agent “similar to sarin” in a soil sample, though it has not been revealed where the sample came from or what kind of chemical it is exactly.

President Assad’s administration has repeatedly denied the allegations, insisting that the rebels were behind the Aleppo attack on March 19, which took the lives of 26 people, including Syrian soldiers.

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[1] RT: http://rt.com/news/syria-chemical-weapons-un-079/

[2] Report: Britain has proof of chemical weapons use in Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/report-britain-has-proof-of-chemical-weapons-use-in-syria.html

[3] Wash Post: Syria Chemical Weapons Claim “Unverifiable”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/wash-post-syria-chemical-weapons-claim-unverifiable.html

[4] Syria accuses Turkey of supplying rebels with chemical weapons: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-accuses-turkey-of-supplying-rebels-with-chemical-weapons.html

[5] Rebels smuggling Syria chemical weapons strike evidence to U.N. experts: http://www.prisonplanet.com/rebels-smuggling-syria-chemical-weapons-strike-evidence-to-u-n-experts.html

[6] Syria: Britain to send 5,000 chemical weapon protection hoods: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-britain-to-send-5000-chemical-weapon-protection-hoods.html

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