French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said French intelligence services would provide proof of that in the coming days.
Ahmet Uzumcu, director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said Wednesday that the results "from four OPCW designated laboratories indicate exposure to sarin or a sarin-like substance". For many, the US strikes on a Syrian air base two days later were a satisfying response and long overdue in a protracted, deadly civil war that has left millions of families shattered, Daesh emboldened and Assad seemingly immune.
At least 86 people, including 30 children, were killed in the chemical attack on Khan Shaykhun, a rebel-held area in north-western Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports.
Konashenkov questioned how the OPCW, which he said was created as an objective and impartial global organization, was able to come to that conclusion in two weeks while still being unable to identify mustard gas use in Aleppo in four months. All the officials spoke on condition of anonymity under military briefing rules.
Russian Federation and Syria have claimed conventional Syrian weaponry struck a rebel chemical weapons depot, causing the tragedy.
Chemical gas attack survivors receive medical treatment at an hospital after the Assad regime's suspected chlorine gas attack in the town of Khan Shaykun, Idlib province, Syria on 6 April.
In an exclusive interview last week with AFP in Damascus, Assad said the suspected chemical attack was a "fabrication" to justify a U.S. missile strike on Syrian forces.
But Moscow, the closest ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, is leading efforts to sideline the OPCW's existing fact-finding mission by calling for a new "full-scale and thorough investigation". Israel welcomed the strike on its northern neighbor.
In response to the chemical attack, the United States fired 59 missiles at the Syrian airbase said to be used to launch the attack. During the six-year conflict, Israel has largely stayed on the sidelines, carrying out occasional air strikes against what it says is the movement of weapons to Iranian-backed Lebanese Hezbollah militants. "It could also be used for roughly 10 attacks of a similar size to the recent Khan Sheikhoun attack". We gave up our arsenal a few years ago.
"One ton of sarin could easily be used to perpetrate an attack on the scale of the 2013 attack", Kaszeta said.
He said Palestine was glad that the USA administration "listens about us from us, and not from third parties". US President Donald Trump will meet his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on May 3.
The driver fled after the attack but police arrested a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan on Saturday morning. The country has a long record of liberalism and has been historically welcoming to migrants and refugees.
The Mortgage Bankers Association reported that refinancing activity is down more than 40 percent from a year ago. Interest rates on mortgages began to rise after President Donald Trump won the November election.
Known for its scantily clad and sometimes provocative underwear ads, Calvin Klein is debuting a new kind of sexy for spring 2017. When most people are thinking of retirement, 73-year-old supermodel Lauren Hutton , is having a career Renaissance.
The Veterans Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act allows veterans to visit private doctors at private hospitals. He said Republicans, Democrats and Independents supported the bill that he says will begin to fix the Choice Program.
In France , investors remained nervous ahead of the first round of the presidential election on Sunday. The gold price against a basket of foreign currencies is now approaching the highs reached in 2011.
Kabir Khan told Mumbai Mirror that they used children from Salman's Galaxy Apartments to record the background voice in the video. Filmmakers are set to release this movie for this Eid , trailer of this movie is going to release in the next month.
Dugan said a major barrier to reading thoughts would be developing non-invasive sensors able of detecting brainwaves. We only share some of those thoughts as speech, which Dugan describes as essentially a compression algorithm.
They've become a growing problem in recent years.in 2014 a man managed to get inside the White House before he was caught. On the map below, the upper arc represents the old fence line; the lower arc represents the new boundary for the public.
Jehovah's Witnesses believe in a distinct version of Christianity with its own interpretation of the Bible. The Moscow City Court on January 16, 2017 upheld the warning over extremism handed to Jehovah's Witnesses.
Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No. 1 pick
But the likeliest scenario is that the Browns stick with Garrett , leaving the next 31 picks in the draft open for business. Though it still stands, the Cleveland Browns are on the clock, and time is going by a lot faster than they think.
United: No One Will be Fired for
Munoz repeated his apology Tuesday to Dao, other passengers on the flight and the rest of the airline's customers. Mr Munoz declined to address that or other possible changes until the airline finishes a review by April 30.
Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94
A MOAB is a 21,600 pound, Global Positioning System (GPS)-guided munition that is US's most powerful non-nuclear bomb. Its fighters have been engaged in a years-long insurgency against the government and global forces in Afghanistan.
Pep Guardiola explains Premier League failure
I tried to adapt as much as possible. "I am a little bit surprised by that because he is an outstanding player". City's loss to Chelsea in midweek left them 14 points behind the leaders with seven games remaining.
Judge's big blast helps Yankees cap grand homestand
David Peralta, who went 4-for-5, drove in two runs for the Diamondbacks as they split the four-game series with the Dodgers. The New York Yankees now have the most wins in the Major League Baseball with nine and they are on a hot streak.
United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident
He acknowledged "lots of conjecture" about his own fate at the nation's third-largest carrier and said "the buck stops here". He said the airline will have more to say later this month after it finishes a review of its policies on overbooked flights.