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OPCW asked WHO for data on the alleged victims of the incident in the Syrian Duma

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) –┬áThe Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) submitted a request to the World Health Organization (WHO) for suspected chemical attack suspects in Syria. This is stated in the statement of the General Director of OPCW, Ahmet Uzumj.

“I sent a letter to the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) to share information with us, which, as stated, was collected their partners on the ground,” – said in a statement posted on the organization’s website.

The document also says that Syrian authorities offered experts to conduct a conversation with 22 witnesses of the incident.

Earlier, Russia’s permanent representative to the OPCW, Alexander Shulgin, said that Russia has irrefutable evidence that there was no chemical incident in the Syrian Duma and that this was a provocation by the British special services.