chemical weapons

Resolution 2118 was unanimously adopted in September 2013 after a UN investigation confirmed the use of chemical weapons against civilians in a Damascus suburb the previous month. (Reuters/File Photo)

Gaps remain in Syrian regime response to chemical weapon concerns, UN hears

  • The organization’s disarmament chief presented the 99th report on the issue to the Security Council during its first meeting of the year
  • Russian envoy described the issue as “a lever of anti-Syrian criticism for our Western colleagues”
By Ephrem Kossaify ·