The defense Ministry did not believe the findings of the OPCW on the Syrian Zarine Khan Sheyhun
Moscow. April 20. INTERFAX.RU — the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation called hasty conclusion, Director-General of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) Ahmed Uzumcu that in the Syrian Khan Sheyhun was used sarin.
“The statement of the representative of the organization Ahmed Uzumcu about the alleged use of sarin in Khan Sheyhun raises serious questions,” said Thursday the official representative of the defense Ministry major-General Igor Konashenkov.
“This hasty statement Uzumcu strongly “framed” all of the OPCW”, — he said.
The General said that the defense Ministry would like to receive from the OPCW “clear answers”.
April 4 in the Syrian city of Khan shaykhun (Idlib) there was a chemical attack, which killed nearly 100 people. Most Western countries and the Syrian opposition blamed it on the Syrian government. In Damascus, the accusations, assuring that never used chemical weapons on its territory. In response to this alleged attack, the US launched a missile attack on the Syrian air base.
Earlier, the European media, citing üzümcü, said that the results of examinations indicate that in the Syrian Idlib, was used sarin or its equivalent.