20:21 GMT 13.10.2017
Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that Moscow tends more to opt for the "staging" version of the chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib Province earlier this year as the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has confirmed previously the full destruction of Damascus's Soviet-era stockpiles.
00:28 GMT 14.07.2017
The fact that the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission did not include a "White Helmets" video into the report on April's chemical incident in Idlib suggests that the US decision to carry out a missile strike on a Syrian airbase was based on "insignificant information," Russia's Permanent Representative to the OPCW Alexander Shulgin said on Thursday.
10:39 GMT 13.07.2017
The United States' claim that a Syrian military aircraft dropped a sarin bomb near Khan Sheikhoun in April raises serious doubts, the Russian Foreign Ministry's nonproliferation department chief told Sputnik.
15:55 GMT 02.07.2017
13:07 GMT 30.06.2017
12:25 GMT 30.06.2017
The German Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the use of the chemical weapon sarin in the tragic incident in Syria’s Idlib province in April, which was confirmed by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) earlier in the day, German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said Friday.
12:05 GMT 30.06.2017
17:15 GMT 29.06.2017
The Idlib chemical incident of April 4, 2017 triggered a chain of events which resulted in a new wave of chemical weapons use accusations against the Syrian government. However, this chain contains one flawed link: there is no evidence that the Syrian Arab Army used chemical weapons in Khan Shaykhun, American experts told Sputnik.
16:04 GMT 02.05.2017
Russian Defense Ministry has dismissed a report issued by western experts from the Human Rights Watch on the alleged use of a Soviet-era chemical bomb in Syria as a "fairy tale."
18:30 GMT 27.04.2017
18:10 GMT 22.04.2017
OPCW Verdict on Alleged Sarin Use in Syria's Idlib Reminds 'Making Diagnosis Without Even Seeing Patient'
According to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (OPCW), sarin was used in Khan Sheikhoun in the Syrian province of Idlib. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with an ex-member of a UN commission on biological and chemical weapons, Igor Nikulin.
18:03 GMT 19.04.2017
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) fact-checking mission investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhun in Syria's Idlib province has found traces of Sarin in attack victims' bodies, OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu said Wednesday.
13:33 GMT 17.04.2017
Moscow will demand explanations from the United Kingdom in relation to London's statement concerning the results of the examination of the samples from the site of the alleged chemical attack in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib on April 4, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.
17:10 GMT 14.04.2017
A machine that removes Sarin and other deadly chemical warfare agents from soil by using a high-temperature plasma torch has been successfully tested, with the goal of eventually producing a portable version small enough to fit in the back of a standard military vehicle, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced.