Syria envoy alleges rebel gas attack, demands UN investigation

Syria's UN envoy on Wednesday requested that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon order a U.N. team of chemical experts currently in Damascus to investigate three rebel attacks in which he said Syrian soldiers inhaled poisonous gas.


Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari told reporters he asked Ban "to mandate immediately the investigation team present now in Damascus to investigate three heinous incidents that took place in the countryside of Damascus on the 22nd, 24th and 25th where members of the Syrian army inhaled poisonous gas." (Reuters)


פרסום ראשון: 08.28.13, 19:32