|Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov|
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
announced that the Syrian government has officially invited
international experts to investigate the alleged chemical attack in Khan
Sheikhoun, speaking in Moscow.
Syrian government has officially invited the experts by sending the
relevant invitation to the organisation in The Hague,” Lavrov stated, Al
He insisted that Organisation for the Prohibition
of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) investigators should as well probe the
US-bombed Shayrat Airbase, “where, according to our colleagues’ claims,
shells had been equipped with chemical weapons ”
The Russian top diplomat made the remarks at a joint press conference with his Qatari counterpart Mohammed al-Thani in Moscow.
Al-Thani on his part stated that Qatar and Russia
agree on many issues in Syria, “the most important of which is a necessity
to respect the territorial integrity of the country and to put an end to
humanitarian suffering of the Syrian people.”