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UNITED NATIONS ORGANISATION, August 15 (Itar-Tass) - The United Nations seeks to conduct an independent and unbiased investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria, U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky said.
The agreement has been reached with Damascus that allow international inspectors to immediately start working in Syria, Nesirky said.
The U.N. secretary-general said the Syrian government had agreed with the models of cooperation to make the work of inspectors reliable, secure and effective, Nesirky said, adding that the arrival of U.N. inspectors in Syria was “inevitable”.
The group led by Swedish professor Ake Sellstrom will stay in Syria for 14 days. The term can be extended “on mutual accord”, the spokesman said.
The group includes nine experts of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the World Health Organisation, as well as representatives of the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council (Russia, Britain, China, the U.S. and France). In compliance with the agreement reached with the Syrian government inspectors will investigate three chemical attacks. The inspectors will visit Khan al-Assal where militants used sarin on March 19.
Britain, the United States and France gave the U.N. Secretariat reports on the use of chemical weapons in Syria - 13 attacks with the use of toxic agents.