Zakharova: OPCW falsified reported about alleged Douma incident

MOSCOW, (ST)_Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that Russia considers the inaccuracy of the report of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) led the organization to falsify the Technical Secretariat’s report about an alleged incident of using toxic chemical substances in Douma city.
 
“The media outlets told former experts from the OPCW’s fact-finding mission, that the breaches in investigation in the alleged incident of using toxic chemical substances in Douma on April 7th, 2018,  were repeatedly presented to the UN Security Council and were discussed at the OPCW platform,” Zakharova said.
 
Zakharova said that the former experts in the technical secretariat of the OPCW, Jan Henderson and Brende Wenden, uncovered the fraud in the technical secretariat’s report on Douma incident, despite the pressures put on them by European and Atlantic countries.
 
She added that those two experts shed light on the crimes committed in preparing the report on the fabricated incident in the city of Douma.
Zakharova affirmed that the document, issued by the technical secretariat of this international organization, falsified facts and manipulated the assessments of technical experts, according to the Syrian News Agency (SANA)
 
 
Basma Qaddour
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