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Mon Apr 16, 2018, 10:21 AM

You mean they can't inspect Douma? Oh, how surprising... Not.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/16/syria-chemical-attack-inspectors-unable-to-access-douma-site

"Syria: chemical weapons inspectors denied access to Douma site

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons unable to access sites controlled by Russia and Syria

Inspectors from the global chemical weapons watchdog have been unable to access sites controlled by Russia and the Syrian regime in the town of Douma to investigate an attack on 7 April that killed dozens and prompted US-led missile strikes over the weekend.

The director-general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons told a meeting of the OPCW executive council that inspectors had not been allowed to visit the town outside Damascus, the UK delegation tweeted. “Unfettered access essential. Russia & Syria must cooperate,” the delegation tweeted.

According to Petter Lycke, Sweden’s representative at the OPCW executive council, Syria and Russia told the inspectors that their safety could not be guaranteed.

In remarks that could indicate an attempt to bog down the OPCW team, Russia’s deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, said the inspectors will not be allowed to access the site until they produce an appropriate UN permit.

Russian military officials were at the site of the Douma attack days before the OPCW reached Damascus, leading to fears that the site might have been tampered with."

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Reply You mean they can't inspect Douma? Oh, how surprising... Not. (Original post)
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rahtruelies Apr 2018 #1
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FreeWheelBurning Apr 2018 #3
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Response to Currentsitguy (Original post)

Mon Apr 16, 2018, 10:24 AM

1. Hoax from beginning to end

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Response to rahtruelies (Reply #1)

Mon Apr 16, 2018, 10:25 AM

2. Your evidence, other than Russian propaganda?

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Response to rahtruelies (Reply #1)

Mon Apr 16, 2018, 11:00 AM

3. I don't follow the logic of your comment

According to the article access is being prevented by Russia and Syria. If the attack was a hoax, wouldn't Russia and Syria do everything they could to get the inspectors on site as soon as possible?

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Response to FreeWheelBurning (Reply #3)

Mon Apr 16, 2018, 12:33 PM

4. USA paid 'inspectors'.................yeah right

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Response to rahtruelies (Reply #4)

Mon Apr 16, 2018, 01:30 PM

5. OPCW are not US paid inspectors. NT

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