OPCW Council Selects New Leader
Panel Cites Syrian Regime in Sarin Attack
The Executive Council of the (OPCW) expressed “grave concern” March 10 about the apparent use of VX nerve agent to assassinate Kim Jong Nam.
Iraqi forces retook the University of Mosul, where the Islamic State group reportedly produced chemical weapons.
The UN Security Council remained deadlocked last month over sanctioning the Syrian regime due to objections from Russia.
The latest report by a UN Security Council panel found that the Syrian regime is responsible for a third attack involving chlorine gas, a finding largely overshadowed by the humanitarian crisis in Aleppo.
Assad’s industrial chlorine barrel bomb attacks require a strong and unified international response from the UN Security Council and the OPCW.