OPCW Fact-Finding Mission Visits Second Site in Douma, Syria

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 25 April 2018 — The Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) deployed to Damascus on 14 April 2018 to gather facts in connection with the reported use of chemical weapons in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic on 7 April 2018. Security arrangements for the team’s deployment to various locations in Douma were made by the…

Russian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, News Briefing on Syria

Excerpt from remarks by Russian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, April 19, 2018 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Moscow, April 19, 2018 Syria Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s talks with Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura On April 20 2018,…

H.E. Dr. Bashar Jaafari: United Nations Security Council Meeting on the Humanitarian Crisis in Raqqa and Rukhban

H.E. Dr. Bashar Jaafari at the Security Council- Humanitarian Situation in Raqqa and Rukhban 17-4-2018 Al-Jaafari: Washington coalition completely destroyed Raqqa city, committed horrific massacres against the Syrians New York, SANA- Syria’s Permanent Representatives at the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari stressed that the US-led “international coalition” had completely destroyed Raqqa city under the pretext of…

Statement by the Head of the Russian Delegation Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OPCW Ambassador A.V. Shulgin at the 58th Meeting of the Executive Council 16 April

The OPCW Executive Council met today (April 16) to discuss the allegations about the use of chemical weapons in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic on Saturday 7 April 2018. The Director-General welcomes that all Delegations that took the floor have supported the deployment of the Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) to Douma and expressed their full confidence in…