The White House urged the United Nations to renew the probe into a chemical attack on the opposition-held town of Khan Shaykhun that killed dozens of people last April.
A separate OPCW fact-finding mission determined in June that the banned nerve agent sarin had been used in the Khan Sheikhoun attack, which prompted the United States to launch missiles on a Syrian air base.
A report by the UN Commission of Inquiry said the US failed to protect civilians in an airstrike hitting a mosque near Aleppo in March. It also says the Syrian regime was behind more than two dozen chemical weapons attacks in the country.
The OPCW in The Hague has sent chemical weapons investigators to Turkey as part of a fact-finding mission to gather biometric samples and interview survivors of the April 4 chemical attack in Syria.
After being hit by deadly sarin gas in Idlib on April 4, Omar Hamoud, an anti-Assad rebel fighter, was brought to Turkey for medical treatment. He says the attack on Khan Shaykhun was part of a broader offensive.
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VX is a deadly chemical agent classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations. Only a few countries are known to produce it.
VX nerve agent is a chemical weapon classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations.
In a report presented to the UN Security Council the experts said chlorine gas may have been used in the attack on the northwestern Syrian village.
A major Iraqi-led offensive to retake the city from the group has entered its third day.
Local Chinese government sources say warehouse storing chemicals exploded, no reports of casualties
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