April 24, 2017

Syria to stop counter-terror operations for chemical probe: Russia

The Russian Defense Ministry says Syrian government forces will suspend counter-terrorism operations near a town in the northwestern province of Idlib to help experts carry out an investigation into a suspected chemical incident there.

“The General Command of the Syrian Army and Armed Forces has expressed readiness to cease operations in Khan Shaykhun if a special mission of experts is sent there to investigate the events of April 4,” the ministry said in a statement released on Monday. Read more.

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Related,
US imposes new sanctions on Syria over suspected chemical attack - TASS
Syrian Army Pledges to End Hostilities in Khan Sheikhoun if OPCW Experts Arrive - Sputnik

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