(TASS) The Syrian government has serious doubts about the impartiality of a report by the Fact-Finding Mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on the alleged use of sarin in Syria’s Khan Sheikhoun on April 4, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad told reporters.

The diplomat said “despite the offer of the Syrian authorities, the OPCW experts refused to visit this settlement to take samples.”

“How can we trust their conclusions if they had not visited the site,” Mekdad said, according to the state television.

Mekdad noted that citizens of Khan Sheikhoun earlier confirmed that there had not been any chemical attack and all the information had been fabricated by the armed gangs and the Western intelligence.

“The Syrian authorities also expressed readiness to provide an aircraft for the special mission for the arrival at the Shayrat airfield (in the Homs province) but its specialists did not use this opportunity,” he said.

“The United States did not allow them to go there to avoid a revelation.”

The OPCW report, published on Thursday, says that sarin or a similar nerve agent was sprayed in the city of Khan Sheikhoun. As a result, 100 people were killed.

The report will be handed over to the joint UN-OPCW investigative commission that would determine those responsible for the attack.

The incident involving the alleged use of chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhoun in the Idlib province took place on April 4.

According to Russia’s Defense Ministry, Syrian aircraft struck terrorists’ workshops that were producing chemical agents.

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Washington accused Damascus of using chemical weapons, after which the US Navy delivered a missile strike in the small hours of April 7 on a Syrian military airfield in the province of Homs.

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ziad welds

so long as opcw is following washingtons orders than they lost credibility as independant investigators and they are a sham when there is no chain of custody nor visit to ground zero there findings are null and void from legal perspective

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CIA are liars – which is proven!
they hanged ribbentrop allrght in nuremberg – why then is colin powell still moving around? it’s alien judges that issued a death sentence for initializing a war of aggresion …

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Powell, but also, Chenney, Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz, Albright, the Bushs’, the Clintons’, Kerry. Well, actually, CIA didn’t lied to the Trump here and didn’t lied about Iraqi WMDs : both times they said there were NO! They’re here to deceive anybody but their bosses, even if it’s unpleasing. But, so does any intelligence agency. They’re on orders and do what they are told to do, thus, hard to say how things run now but there were clear signs of revolt in the US intelligence community: many many leaks, many resigning and going public about very nasty things. Seems that unlawful things… Read more »
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