The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has confirmed the traces of the sarin gas used in Syria are not linked with the Syrian government’s former stockpile of chemical weapons. The report corroborates the Syrian government’s assertions that the faction responsible for the chemical attack, as well as 11 other instances of chemical weapons use, was the Syrian opposition.

The report also substantiates last month’s claims from Ahmed al-Gaddafi al-Qahsi, cousin of Muammar Gaddafi, who said that the chemical weapons used in the incident had been stolen from Libya and later smuggled into Syria via Turkey by militants.

The announcement follows an investigation carried out by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) at the request of the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian government.

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“In one instance, analysis of some blood samples indicates that individuals were at some point exposed to sarin or a sarin-like substance” said Ahmet Uzumcu, the head of the OPCW. He later added that the sarin gas examined bore different characteristics to the one formerly owned by the Syrian government.

When the devastating sarin gas incident left some 1400 civilians dead in East Ghouta in 2013, the United States, European Union and Arab League were quick to accuse Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian military of utilizing its chemical weapons to combat Islamist rebels in the Syrian capital.

Subsequently, the Syrian government agreed with Russia and the US administration to have its stockpile safely demolished in Norway. Less than a month ago, it was announced that the entirety of the chemical stockpile had been safely disposed of.

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Prior to the 2013 attack, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that the Syrian Army had seized chemical gas equipment from a militant field hospital in the western port city of Latakia. It cited a field commander stating that the nature of the equipment suggested militants had been planning to carry out chemical or biological attacks and blame the government.

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  1. Eat this shitheads from the west. Tried to make mr. Assad bad guy so you can do same thing to him as you did to husein and gaddafi. You are disgrace to our society. Im ashamed of you all. You make me sick to my stomach…

  2. Here, in western brainwash media, all they talk about is that Assad is a criminal that use chemical weapons on children and women. Then they transmit images of the american president crying, so that people like him.

  3. A Syria building being blown up yet the twin towers were taken down the same way please compare photos and in my opinion the twin towers were taken down by there own government

  4. Justice delayed is justice denied. The OPCW has failed. It refused to go and do inspections when the ground was fresh — and nearly enabled the barbarians in the White House to carpet-bomb Syria, just as their false flag attack was intended to do!
    Be in no doubt — the Americans colluded in this outrage. One Col. MacDonald of the DIA was on the ground in Ghouta liaising with the perps, Jaish al-Islam. His intercepted e-mails convict him.

  5. Yes we all know this now, but what will be there punishment ??? America tryed to blame Assad when all the time it new it wasn’t and it was the terrorists the US are backing

  6. Trump was supportive of Assad and things were going better for him. So, does it make sense that Assad would do the poison gas and get the world turned against him again? Doesn’t make sense. I don’t believe Assad is stupid. Trump seems to be controlled. Bannon, is right hand man is off the Security Council. Seems like Trump has been outmaneuvered.

    • I’m a stupid white cracker that really doesn’t get any of this. All I can figure out is from history, the Romans. Remember how Alexander the Great was actually Alexander the Asshole! Alexander still exists in every asshole there is. One thing everyone if forgetting, this isn’t Christians against the Jews or…. Its the Aliens watching what stupid fuckers all the assholes are. The only way out of this shit of a World is to “help as many people as we can while we are alive” And.. is this really true about all the leaders of the world as faggots? WTF? Is this the Evil energy developed and sprayed out by negative demons? If so, why haven’t the Aliens done something about it? And, anyone who believes there is a God, go ahead and pray and see if you get a pony for Christmas. Other than that I feel pretty good kkkkkkk……. I hope there’s something to eat for today for everyone, notice i didn’t pray for it.

  7. The article says that the samples of agent do not match those previously known to have been owned by the government. This doesn’t mean the rebels used the chemical, though. As it wouldn’t take long to convert any reasonably good organic chemistry company to making sarin, it’s as likely that the government, the rebels, or someone else entirely made a quick batch. In Japan, a religious group manufactured enough for an attack without be
    nefit of even a factory.