Damascus accuses the opposition of using banned weapons

Posted on August 24, 2013


Syrian regime accused yesterday of opposition fighters using chemical weapons in the ongoing fighting in Damascus reached by the representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Disarmament to negotiate on how to conduct an investigation regarding the opposition accusations of using those weapons system.
The official Syrian television reported, had been found on the chemicals in the tunnels of opposition militants in the suburb of Jobar in Damascus yesterday, it is believed that he described as terrorists have used the chemical weapons, he said, adding that some of the soldiers suffered from suffocation while entering Jobar. To that Angela Kane reached the representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Disarmament Affairs to Damascus to induce allow United Nations inspectors access to the site Gota Rural Damascus, who is suspected subjected to a chemical weapons attack at dawn last Wednesday left hundreds dead.
The visit coincides with the presence of a team of United Nations inspectors last Monday since the land of Syria to investigate allegations of previous use of chemical weapons in other locations.
The United Nations was asked, on Friday, the Syrian government to allow urgently experts to investigate near Damascus on the Syrian opposition charges using chemical weapons, also called on the Secretary-General in a statement read by deputy spokesman of the opposition to cooperate with the mission. On the other hand, although the White House reiterated yesterday stressed that the United States does not intend to send U.S. troops to Syria did not تتخد yet any decision to use force against the regime of Bashar al-Assad, the Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that the Pentagon is the process of moving to U.S. forces in order to be ready in case Orteuralris Barack Obama carry out military action against Syria.
Hegel said, it is in the midst of calls for military intervention against the Syrian regime after the accusations made against him by using the chemical, the U.S. military leaders attended President Obama’s range of options if you do decide to launch an attack on the Assad regime.
Hegel refused to give any details about the number of troops that have been moved or its equipment, and explained that the Ministry of Defence has a responsibility to provide the president with options for all possibilities. Hegel’s statement came after the announcement of a U.S. military official, the U.S. Navy deployed in the Mediterranean, a fourth destroyer equipped with cruise missiles.
He said the U.S. Sixth Fleet in charge of the Mediterranean region decided to leave the destroyer “USS Mahan” in the waters of the Mediterranean, while he was supposed to return to مرفئها on the east coast of the United States and replaced by the destroyer “USS Ramage.”
And ستجوب four U.S. destroyers (Gravela Barry Mahan and Ramage), all equipped with dozens of Tomahawk cruise missiles waters of the Mediterranean instead of three destroyers in the habit. The Jordanian military source said that a meeting be held in Amman during the next few days to the Chiefs of Staff in a number of countries, including the United States, Britain and France to discuss the implications of the conflict in Syria on the security of the region.

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