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OPCW confirmed Toxic chemicals used in Syria

World News : Damascus (UNN) Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) informed today that chlorine have been used in Syria. According UNN corresponded in Damascus one chemical weapons inspectors confirmed that he was under attack last month during fact finding mission.

Although they had to shorten their work, the inspectors now claim to have found information suggesting that the chemicals had been used in the Syria conflict.

“I commend the commitment and dedication of the team of OPCW and UN officials who courageously pressed on with the task that was assigned to them, despite the well-known risks,” said OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu in the statement.

The director-general added that ongoing delays in transporting the remaining 8 percent of chemicals mean that Syria will miss the target date of June 30 for the complete destruction of its chemical weapons program.

He called on Syrian authorities to redouble their efforts to complete the transportation of the remaining chemicals without further delay.UNN/E Pakistan News

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