BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:40 P.M.) – The international chemical weapons watchdog will send a fact-finding mission to Douma, Syria, to investigate the reports of an attack there. The move follows calls from Moscow and Damascus to launch an international investigation.

“Today, the OPCW Technical Secretariat has requested the Syrian Arab Republic to make the necessary arrangements for such a deployment. This has coincided with a request from the Syrian Arab Republic and the Russian Federation to investigate the allegations of chemical weapons use in Douma. The team is preparing to deploy to Syria shortly,” the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said in a statement on Tuesday.

No further details were released.

The OPCW’s announcement came just hours after the Syrian government officially invited them to investigate the Douma attack.

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11 Comments on "Breaking: OPCW will travel to Douma to investigate reported chemical weapons attack"

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How come Syrian government is accountable for an accusasion against Jaish ol islam terrorist group but those countries supporting this terrorist group are not accountable for the crimes which this terrorist group has done against humanity and syrian people

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Exactly Frank. Let’s for one second surmise that this is true, which we know it isn’t, how can it be any more disgusting than the people locked in Gaza being picked off by cowardly IDF snipers? Nikki Haley has vetoed the call for an investigation into ‘the clashes’, as they call them. They aren’t clashes, they are televised executions.

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Actually, in Gaza, it’s Hamas snipers shooting at the people in order to accuse IDF doing so.
Remember that Hamas is just another offshoot coming from the same cradle as al-Qaeda, ISIS and other roaches, doing false flags like the others. They even have a name for it : “taqiyya”…
And “Pallywood” is a well known term, all these bias and fake news are perfectly documented but you just don’t want to see the truth :
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=pallywood&page=&utm_source=opensearch

Olim
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Russians and Syrians better look at their hands – you never know what such facts seekers can plant.

Amos Yee
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What if they find Novichok?

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LOL, they didn’t found Novichok in the UK. Skripal is recoverin, daughter is already out of the hospital.
Another MI5/MI6 fail…
007 is long retired…

Juan Pablo De La Cruz
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What you gonna do now chump et al, when they find no traces of chlorine or any other chemicals present in Douma ? d**n there aren’t even any casualties to interview or dead bodies to inspect.

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I hope this stops the draft dodgers, Trump and Bolton in their tracks. Theresa May is also using it to avert her imminent political demise. To use the claims by just about the most despised terrorist group in Syria to confirm a chemical weapons attack is beyond comprehension. Jaysh al-Islam are so despised that even the other drug fuelled Israeli proxies don’t want them near. Hopefully, the Syrian and Russian air defences are up to scratch and if these psychos do attack, they pay a significant price for it.

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Actually, Israelis are not into using proxies : it’s too expensive.
If they want you dead, Kidon will liquidate you for cheaper or they’ll send a F-15 to bomb your a*s… They made a lot of very daring operations in the past, that’s even why IDF or Mossad are so highly respected : they are no cowards, unlike the CIA or the Saudi Mukhabarrat.
Your drug fuelled proxies are mostly Saudi or Turkish proxies, it’s a proven fact.

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This has been defeated in the UN. Doesn’t look to be happening….should update this!

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OPCW will ruin the White Helmets’ forgery, just like for the 2013 East Goutha chemical attac, period.