The organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) has refused to lay the blame for the chemical attack in Syria on any side. About it reports TASS on Friday, April 28.
“Was sarin gas used. It is a fact, — has declared the Director-General of the OPCW Ahmet üzümcü. But we don’t know how it happened. It remains to be explored.”
April 26, France announced that when the chemical attack in Syria used sarin gas, and laid the blame on the Syrian government. The Russian foreign Ministry has subjected this approval to harsh criticism.
April 4, the Syrian opposition, said the forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, chemical weapons in Idlib province, resulting in 87 people were killed and over 200 injured.
On the night of 7 April, the United States in response to this attack launched an airstrike against Syrian airbase in HOMS. Two warships of the United States in the Mediterranean sea fired 49 missiles “Tomahawk”.
April 20, Assad called the incident in Khan Sheyhun provocation, noting that no chemical attack was not. The Syrian government army strikes on targets of militants in Khan Sheyhun, but didn’t use the chemical weapons. However, he was not at that time indicate the Western countries.
Moscow on the same day, provided the OPCW a range of evidence demonstrating the nature of the staging of the incident with the possible use of chemical warfare agents. However, the organization by a majority of votes rejected the proposal of Russia and Iran.