Nebenzia said the Americans had known that Russia would seek to delay the vote and had plotted to force a veto to cause Russian embarrassment. President Trump ordered a missile strike on the Syrian airfield where the Americans said the attack had originated, infuriating Russia and Syria.
A version of this article appears in print on , on Page A6 of the New York edition with the headline: The Syrian government denies ever using chemical weapons during its civil war, and says it got rid of all its stockpiles in 2013, when it ratified the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention banning the production, storage, and use of chemical weapons.
Another complication: Cohen claims that the campaign was in direct contact with WikiLeaks, and Trump knew about it. Several arrived at the hospital unconscious. Other videos from the scene show large yellow cylinders characteristic of a chlorine attack, with no obvious signs of modification to carry a nerve agent. Nebenzia told the council on Tuesday shortly before the vote was held. By this point, many of the medical workers and activists who were on hand in the aftermath of the attack have dispersed.
Cohen, who pleaded guilty to bank fraud, says he never defrauded any bank. Jordan points out that Cohen worked for Trump, a man he now calls a racist lying conman etc.Chemical Weapons Devastate Syrian Town. Who Is Responsible?
Exchange of the day so far. Trump personally signed from his personal bank account on Aug 1, 2017—when he was POTUS—pursuant to the cover-up, which was the basis of my guilty plea, to reimburse me … for the illegal hush money I paid on his behalf. I stated that we stopped negotiating in January 2016. Hay, a professor of toxicology at Leeds University, said the images of dozens of bodies with foam at the mouth but no other injuries were more consistent with nerve agent exposure than a chlorine attack.
Log in or link your magazine subscription. The Financial Times reported that journalists were having difficulty contacting sources on the ground, and Syrian activists accused the government of purposely cutting communication lines. They also questioned how it could produce an objective report on the Khan Sheikhoun assault because its investigators had never visited the village, in rebel-held territory of northern Idlib Province.
Evidence About the Chemicals Used in Douma. Alastair W. Could the Douma Attack Be a Hoax?
Did he just perjure himself again? Like finding out your whole shelf of spy novels is true.
By blocking the vote to renew the investigative panel, Ms. What would you call yourself? Some were twitching, others had abnormal pupils, and some were foaming at the mouth.
Inspectors seized and destroyed 1,300 metric tons of banned materials after Syria signed the Chemical Weapons Convention.
Russia Blocks Move at U. Cohen is coming across especially well in these contentious exchanges.