SYRIA (OBSERVATORY) – At the same time as escalating tensions over the alleged chemical attack in eastern Ghouta in eastern Syria, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has announced that it has sent a team to Syria to investigate this attack.
On Thursday, April 12, the OPCW announced that it had sent a team of investigators to Syria, Fars News reported.
“This team will begin its work on April 14th,” said the OPCW tonight.
The Syrian representative to the United Nations, Bashar al-Jaafari, said a few hours ago that Damascus issued visas to the four UN investigators.
After the alleged chemical attack launched by the Jaïch al-Islam terrorists in Douma in Eastern Ghouta, the Syrian government officially asked the OPCW on Tuesday to investigate the matter.
Syrian opponents and their Western supporters, including the United States, accuse Damascus of being at the origin of this attack, an accusation for which, according to the US Secretary of Defense’s confession and the Secretary-General of the United Nations there is no evidence.
The Russian Ministry of Defense warned in the past that two terrorist groups, Jaïch al-Islam and the Free Syrian Army (ASL), intended to use chemical weapons in Duma to stir up a wave of emotion. within the international community and subsequently accuse Syria of attacking its own citizens.
Damascus will hold Western countries accountable for obstructing the experts of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) mission, Syrian television reported on Thursday, before continuing: “According to a source within from the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs quoted by national television, Western countries seek to prevent the work of the mission as well as to interfere in his work.”