Leading UN investigator says SYRIAN REBELS used chemical weapons but no evidence that the government side has used them

Leading UN investigator says SYRIAN REBELS used chemical weapons but no evidence that the government side has used them

 

Testimony from victims of the Syrian conflict suggests rebels have used the nerve agent sarin, according to a leading United Nations investigator.

Carla del Ponte told Swiss TV there were “strong, concrete suspicions but not yet incontrovertible proof”.

However, she said her panel had not yet seen evidence of government forces using chemical weapons.

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