The organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) by a majority of votes rejected the proposal of Russia and Iran to investigate the incident in the Syrian town of Khan shaykhun, Idlib province. On Thursday, April 20, according to the British delegation in his Twitter.
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20 April 2017, 14:45
It is noted that six of the organization’s members voted in favour of Moscow and Tehran, 21 against and 13 abstained.
As RIA Novosti reported with reference to Russia’s permanent representative to the OPCW Alexander Shulgin, the new Russian-Iranian proposal reflected comments made by a number of partner countries. In particular, Russia and Iran advocated the establishment of an independent Commission to investigate the incident.
20 April Moscow has submitted to the OPCW a range of evidence demonstrating the nature of the staging of the incident with the possible use of chemical warfare agents in Idlib.
On the night of 7 April, the President of the United States Donald trump ordered to launch a missile attack on the airfield shirt used by Syrian government aircraft. In all there were 58 cruise missiles. It was made after April 4, the Syrian opposition said about the alleged use loyal to President Bashar al-Assad’s forces of chemical weapons in Idlib province, resulting in 87 people were killed and over 200 injured. Damascus his involvement in the incident denies.