UN report: Syrian regime behind poison gas attack Khan Sheikhoun
The Syrian Government of president Bashar al-Assad is behind the poison gas attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun, which in april of this year certainly 83 deaths. That is the conclusion of a report Thursday to the Security Council of the United Nations has been sent
"The Syrian Arab Republic is responsible for the attack with the nerve agent sarin in Khan Sheikhoun on april 4, 2017." This is stated in the report of the Joint Committee of inquiry (JIM) of the United Nations and the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons.
The attack led to an American retaliation with rockets on a Syrian air base from which according to Washington the planes for the attack were taken off. The Syrian regime has repeatedly said no chemical weapons to use in the already longer than six-year civil war.
"Time and again we see independent confirmation that chemical weapons have been used by the regime of president Assad," said the American UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. "The Security Council should send out a clear message that the use of chemical weapons by anyone will not be tolerated and must be the work of the impartial researchers fully support."
The report also makes mention of the use of mustard gas by IS in the Syrian city of Umm Hawsh in september 2016. The Commission of inquiry JIM has already been the Syrian regime held responsible for three attacks with chlorine gas in 2014 and 2015.