France says to provide proof on Syria government chemical weapons use
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said French intelligence services would provide proof of that in the coming days.
The director general for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, said Wednesday that analysis of samples from victims of the Khan Sheikhoun attack showed "incontrovertible" results that "sarin or a sarin-like substance" was used in the attack.
When the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun was hit this month by poison gas, the attack was condemned internationally and prompted the Trump administration to launch a retaliatory missile strike.
The Israeli military estimates Assad has "between one and three tons" of chemical weapons.
The assessment, based on Israeli intelligence, was revealed to reporters two weeks after a chemical attack in Syria killed at least 90 people.
Mr Uzumcu said samples taken from three people who died in the attack were analysed at two OPCW designated laboratories.
Syria has moved its aircraft from a base struck by the United States two weeks ago to a separate airbase in the port city of Latakia used by Russia's military, a US official tells ABC News.
Israeli military has said that Bashar's forces still possess tonnes of chemical weapons.
In their Final Communiqué on April 10-11, G-7 leaders stated that USA action against the Shayrat airfield "was a carefully calibrated, limited in scope response" to the attacks at Khan Sheikhoun "in order to prevent and deter the proliferation and use of deadly chemical weapons in Syria".
The missile strike was the first direct United States military action against Assad's forces since the start of Syria's civil war six years ago and precipitated a downward spiral in ties between Washington and Moscow.
The attacks officials blame on ISIS and other forces have not resulted in the death and destruction associated with the chemical attacks attributed to the Syrian government.
Russian Federation is Syria's most powerful ally and has bankrolled much of the six-year conflict, carrying out regular airstrikes in Syria to prop up Assad's regime.
The Post, citing a defense official, also said the regime used the chemical weapons out of frustration after failing to make meaningful advances on the ground despite support from Russia, Iran and Hezbollah.
Syria agreed to give up its chemical weapons arsenal to avert USA strikes following a chemical weapons attack in opposition-held suburbs of Damascus in August 2013 that killed hundreds of people and sparked worldwide outrage.
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