The UK foreign office urged to investigate reports of chemical attack in Idlib
The Syrian Observatory for human rights reported that, in Idlib province in an airstrike killed 58 people, including 11 children.
LONDON, April 4. /Offset. TASS Ilya Dmitriev/. The British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called for an investigation into the reported use of chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib.
“Horrifying reports about the attack with the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Idlib. This incident needs to be investigated and its perpetrators held accountable”, — wrote the head of the Foreign Office on his page on the microblogging network Twitter.
Horrific reports of chemical weapons attack in #Idlib #Syria. Incident must be investigated & perpetrators held to account
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) 4 APR 2017
Earlier, the Syrian Observatory for human rights reported that, in Idlib province in an airstrike killed 58 people, including 11 children.
According to the Observatory, a shot supposedly could cause the government forces of Syria, who used a “toxic gas” in the town of Khan shaykhun, South of Idlib
The Syrian army has denied any involvement in the incident. This was reported today by Sky News Arabia, citing a source in the Armed forces of the country. “We do not use or have used chemical weapons”, — quotes TV channel of a word of the representative of the Syrian armed forces.
Rejected the possibility of his involvement in this, and Moscow. “The Russian defense Ministry categorically denied another fake British Agency Reuters about the alleged bombing by Russian aircraft of the settlement of Khan shaykhun. FSI Russian planes are no strikes in the village of Khan shaykhun Idlib province is not applied. The British Agency Reuters, reporting the involvement of the Russian aircraft bombing Hambarian Khan shaykhun, managed to misinterpret even the original source of this news — British “Observatory of human rights in Syria”, nothing about it said” — said the defense Ministry.