Damascus has accused the US and the UK in the production of chemical weapons for the militants

The US and Britain are engaged in the production of chemical weapons for the militants and provide them with toxic shells, said the Syrian foreign Ministry. The actions of these two countries, the Russian foreign Ministry called “beyond comprehension”

Photo: Ekaterina Kuzmina / RBC

Deputy foreign Minister of Syria Faisal Mikad during a press conference in Damascus said they found the shells at militants in Aleppo, and the liberated suburbs of Damascus was made in the USA and the UK, reports the Lebanese satellite channel Al Manar and Iran”s Alalam.

Mikad noted that the US and Britain and their allies in the region, “violate the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons, and provide the terrorist group with toxic substances.”

According to the Deputy head of the foreign office, toxic substances Turkish and American production were also detected at the location of the militants. Mikad noted that these substances were used by militants to manufacture chemical weapons, including Daraa, a southern suburb of Damascus.

Answering the question of how agreement was reached on the investigation of the incident in Khan Sheyhun Commission Joint mechanism of the OPCW and the UN, whose representatives will arrive in Damascus in the coming days, Mikad stressed that the Syrian government and its allies themselves have exerted pressure and demanded that the OPCW and the UN security Council to send a Commission to conduct an impartial investigation on the incident on the spot.

The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova in his Facebook called “beyond comprehension” U.S. actions in Syria, which, according to Damascus, are involved in supplying chemical weapons to terrorists.

In her message, she quoted the words of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Syria, which stated that the US and the UK involved in the supply of chemical agents to terrorists.

“There’s a commitment to international law and the triumph of democracy. Hiding behind photos of children killed, to supply terrorists with chemical weapons is beyond comprehension,” said Zakharov.

In August 2013, in the Damascus suburb was a chemical attack. The responsibility of Western countries have placed the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Then with the Syrian authorities, agreement was reached on the elimination of chemical weapons. In January 2016, the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons reported the complete elimination of chemical Arsenal in Syria.

In early April of this year, a chemical attack was subjected to the town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib province. According to the Syrian monitoring centre for human rights (SOHR), a result of the incident killed more than 80 people, including 11 children, and about 500 people were injured. The United States accused in the attack against civilians by the Assad regime and in response to the use of chemical weapons missile strike on the airbase shirt in Syria. The American military said that there flew the planes that conducted the chemical attack. His involvement in the Damascus denies.

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