The United Nations chemical weapons watchdog voted in favour of a United Kingdom-led proposal on Wednesday, allocating itself new powers to assign blame for attacks.
Deadly chlorine gas was likely used in an attack that took place in a Syrian town in rebel-held Idlib last February, said the United Nations-backed chemical weapons watchdog on Wednesday.
Use of chemical weapons in Khan Shaykhun “credible allegation”
The use of chemical weapons during an attack on Khan Shaykhun in Syria on 4 April is a “credible allegation,” the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said on Thursday.
UN chief “deeply disturbed” by reports of chemical weapons use in Syria