No traces of any nerve agents have been found at the site of a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma, an interim report issued by the OPCW says. However, traces of chlorine were found at the site.

“Various chlorinated organic chemicals were found in samples” from two locations in the Damascus suburb of Douma, which were examined by specialists from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), an interim OPCW document said. The chemicals were found in two samples taken from canisters found in Douma, the report said. The report confirmed the absence of any traces of nerve agents, such as sarin, at the site.

The OPCW sent a fact-finding mission to Douma in April, around a week after the alleged incident. During the same month, Russia said that chlorine containers from Germany, which apparently belonged to militants, were found in the liberated parts of Douma.

Later, the Russian military found an entire laboratory operated by militants in central Douma, which was capable of producing chemical weapons. The lab had some sophisticated equipment, including an industrial chemical reactor, which was apparently used by the militants to create toxic agents. The footage, taken by Russian journalists inside the facility, also showed vast stockpiles of various chemicals, some of which were produced in Germany, as well as empty mortar shells that can be filled with poisonous substances.

The purported chemical incident in Douma allegedly took place on April 7. A week later, Washington and its allies launched a massive retaliatory missile strike against Syria, without waiting for the OPCW to start its investigation of the incident.

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The OPCW report comes about a week after the OPCW was granted authority not only to investigate whether any alleged chemical attack took place, but also to assign blame for them. Moscow then warned that the move that actually drove a wedge between some key OPCW members  could lead to a situation, which the chemical watchdog would be used as a political tool.

 

 

Source: RT

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u.n. is an accomplice to all evil on earth

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Not as much as Muhammad…

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Yes, I knew it. Just in. On the website of the NOS (Dutch state propaganda outlet).
Headline: OPCW: traces of chlorine found after attack in Douma in April.
On two sites where bombs fell, the Organization for prohibition of chemical weapons found traces of chlorine.
nos.nl/nieuws/

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Use bleach for some cleansing and you have traces of chlorine, LOL!

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Do you think those jihadis used bleach to cleanse the chlorine gas canisters?
How unthoughtful of them.
They could have known that one of them would land through the ceiling in bed.

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But in tomorrows papers you will read: the headline:
OPCW FOUND CHLORINE ON TWO CHEMICAL ATTACK SITES IN DOUMA.
Not very surprisingly they found it in chlorine gas canisters.
They will put a photograph to it of the child that was hosed with cold water to flush the chemical agent away. Not the laughable photograph of the canister that landed undamaged through the roof in a bed, or the photograph of the canister that was thrown from the high building next to it.

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I can buy bleach from my local supermarket. Does that make me a terrorist if I wan’t to clean my bathroom?
I’m sure people are putting chlorine into stagnant water in Syria as a large part of their infrastructure including water infrastructure has been destroyed by multiple foreign actors against the Syrian Government and people.

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Yes, look at Wikipedia: chlorine. It is used in large amounts to disinfect drinking water, swimming pools, foot industry installations, etc.. It is also used in the chemical industry for all kind of processes. It’s cheap and non toxic at a low dose (like in the swimming pool and in drinking water).
It could have been delivered as humanitarian aid.
It is easy to stage a false flag attack with chlorine.

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How surprising! Had no doubts about no CW…
Oh, BTW, you can find traces of chlorine in my home since bleach is used to cleanse some parts of the house 😉

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I think apologies and compensation is in order from the Americans, Brits and French for those Syrian civilians and military personal killed in the hasty “reprisal” attack and bombing for the rebel staged non-event.