The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted resolution No. 2235 on forming an international committee of experts to investigate the use of chemicals, including chlorine, in Syria.
Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN, Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari, affirmed in a speech at the Security Council after the resolution was adopted that the Syrian government and Syrian Arab Army never have and never will use chemical weapons under any context, adding that the Syrian Arab Army and Syrian civilians were targeted with chemical weapons, including chlorine, by armed terrorist organizations, namely the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and “Jabhat al-Nusra.”
“The Syrian government is not responsible for the use of chemical weapons; it addressed dozens of letters supported by evidence to the Security Council, its specialized committees, and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) about the possession, manufacture, and use of chemical weapons by terrorist organizations…
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