Chemical weapons watchdog condemns chlorine use in Syria, says responsible should face justice

February 4, 2015 7:30 PM

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The global chemical weapons watchdog on Wednesday condemned the use of chlorine as a weapon in Syria as a breach of international law and said those responsible should be brought to justice.

The executive council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons expressed "serious concern" at a fact-finding mission's recent report that concluded "with a high degree of confidence" that chlorine was unleashed on three villages in northern Syria from April to August last year, ki...

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