Media reported about the positive results of tests for chlorine in the Syrian Duma
MOSCOW, 12 APR — RIA Novosti. American officials took the samples of the victims of the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of Duma with a positive result on “chlorine and nerve substance,” reports MSNBC TV NEWS.
“The U.S. currently have blood and urine tests of some of the victims of the attack in Syria that happened this past weekend. These samples, according to American officials, showed a positive result for chemical elements such as chlorine, most contain chlorine, but there are some that tested positive for nerve agent”, — reported in the correspondent channel.
She added that the samples “do not show exactly whether it was sarin”.
According to the correspondent, “us officials now quite sure what is actually behind this attack the Syrian regime.”
However, the expert mission, the OPCW has not yet arrived in Syria to investigate the alleged himataki in the Syrian Duma. As said on Thursday the official representative of the organization, the mission of the OPCW is on the way to Syria and will begin work on Saturday, April 14.
Informed Syria’s permanent representative to the UN Bashar ja’afari confirmed that the first group of experts of the organization is located in Beirut, they have already been granted a Syrian visa. Arrival in the Lebanese capital the second group is expected on Friday. Syrian authorities are ready to issue visas to experts at the border.
At the end of last week the West has accused Damascus chemical attack on the Syrian city of Duma in Eastern ghouta. Moscow has denied the information about the chlorine bomb, allegedly dropped by the Syrian military. The Russian foreign Ministry said that the purpose of stuffing about the use of toxic substances of troops to Syria to protect the terrorists and to justify possible military strikes from outside.
In the General staff of the armed forces on March 13 reported on the forthcoming militants in Eastern ghouta provocation staged the use of chemical weapons.