Russian Foreign Ministry: Staged chemical attack in Khan Shaykhun has clear political goals

28.05.2017, Russia.

On May 25, the Foreign Ministry of Russia in its commentary on the session of the UN Security Council held on May 23, which is published on the Ministry’s website, commented the results of another discussion around the alleged chemical attack in Idlib (Syria).

“A discouraging situation is emerging. Almost two months after the chemical incident, nobody seems to really bother to visit Khan Shaykhun in order to find out all the circumstances of such a high-profile case,” the Foreign Ministry says in its commentary. The authors emphasize that the Western side also refuses to visit the Shayrat airbase “where, according to their statements, the sarin gas used in Khan Shaykhun was supposedly stored,” the statement says.
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