SYRIA (OBSERVATORY) – American officials received samples of analyzes of the victims of the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of the Duma with a positive result for “chlorine and nerve agents,” MSNBC NEWS reported .
“The US currently has blood and urine tests of some of the victims of the attack in Syria that occurred last weekend, which, according to US officials, showed positive results for chemical elements such as chlorine, most contain chlorine, but there are some that turned out to be positive for a nerve agent, “the correspondent of the TV channel said.
She added that the samples “do not show exactly if it was sarin”. According to the correspondent, “American officials are now fairly confident that the Syrian regime is behind this attack”.
At the same time, the OPCW expert mission has not yet arrived in Syria to investigate the alleged hematoma in the Syrian Duma. As the official representative of the organization said on Thursday, the mission of the OPCW is on its way to Syria and will start work on Saturday, April 14.
Earlier, Syria’s permanent representative to the UN, Bashar Jaafari, confirmed that the first group of experts of the organization is in Beirut, they have already been issued Syrian visas. Arrival in the Lebanese capital of the second group is expected on Friday. Syrian authorities are ready to issue visas to experts on the border.
At the end of last week, the West accused Damascus of being a chimatak on the Syrian city of the Duma in East Ghouta. Moscow refuted information about the chlorine bomb allegedly dropped by the Syrian military. The Russian Foreign Ministry said that the goal of the throw-in on the use of poisonous substances by the troops of Syria is to shield the terrorists and justify possible power strikes from outside.
At the same time, on March 13, the RF Armed Forces General Staff reported about the provocation with the imposition of the use of chemical weapons by the upcoming fighters in East Ghouta.