Russia has submitted to the UN Security Council its draft resolution on the incident with chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib. On Wednesday, April 5, reported the press Secretary of the permanent representative to the UN Feodor Strzygowski, reports TASS.
“We offered his business made a short project aimed for a real investigation, and not on purpose guilty before the facts,” said Strzyzewski. He added that members of the security Council have started consultations to develop a “compromise” resolution.
5 APR UK, USA and France introduced a security Council draft resolution, which condemns the use of chemical weapons in Idlib. The document also contains a series of demands to Syrian authorities, in particular, to provide the experts of the UN and the OPCW access to military bases, according to RIA Novosti.
The Russian side criticized the draft resolution. Deputy permanent representative to the UN Vladimir Safronkov said that the document “was prepared in haste and is characterized by extreme recklessness.” Deputy foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said that Moscow is ready to veto.
About the “gas attack” became known on April 4. It was claimed that the planes dropped on the opposition controlled town of Khan shaykhun chemical munitions, killing at least 58 people, injured about 200.
The Syrian opposition and Western countries accuse the air force attack the government troops. In Damascus said that the army did not use and not to use chemical weapons on the battlefield.