Foreign Ministry: Syria condemns any use of toxic materials or chlorine gas
Foreign and Expatriates Ministry underlined that the new lie, misleading propaganda campaign, which was triggered yesterday by states that support terrorists, regarding new claims about the use of Chlorine gas by the Syrian state in Eastern Ghouta, comes in the framework of a plot that aims to hinder the implementation of international legitimacy resolutions related to preserving Syria sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Syria has lately seized, after liberating a number of regions in Hama countryside from terrorism, more than 40 tons of chlorine gas in the presence of the Chemical Weapons convention’s inspectors, The Foreign Ministry’s National Committee on implementing Syria obligations according to its accession to CWC said in a statement on Tuesday.
It added that Syria has informed the UN and CWC of data about the entry of trucks loaded with poisonous substances through Baba al-Hawa crossing point on Feb.22, 2018 and Jabaht al-Nusra’s hiding of weapons and Sarin gas inside an archeological region in Idleb countryside on Feb.20, 2018.
The Syrian Arab Republic, which has repeatedly affirmed its non-possession of any form of chemical weapons, and its non-use of chlorine gas as a weapon, reiterates that it is the first meant side in defending its citizens and in preventing the use of poisonous materials on its territory, the statement affirmed.
It concluded that Syria condemns any use of such weapons in any place and at any time.
Source: Syrian Arab News Agencyhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/foreign-ministry-syria-condemns-any-use-of-toxic-materials-or-chlorine-gas/National news