Angela Merkel’s visit to Moscow – pragmatism above all elseRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 19:18
Putin, Abe call for quickest restart of talks on Korean settlementRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 18:32
Russian diplomat accuses White Helmets of supporting terrorismRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 17:54
Putin's spokesman warns against attempts to hold unauthorized rallies in MoscowRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 16:43
Russian Foreign Ministry says situation on Korean Peninsula is degradingRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 16:42
Moscow outraged by Macron team’s refusal to give accreditation to Russian mediaRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 16:41
Moscow condemns Israeli airstrike near Damascus airportRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 16:30
Kremlin believes political resolve will eventually produce Russia-Japan peace dealRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 16:21
Kremlin rejects reports of St. Petersburg iconic cathedral transfer approved by presidentRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 16:15
UNITED NATIONS ORGANISATION, August 18 (Itar-Tass) - U.N. chemical arms experts have arrived in Syria to investigate chemical attacks, the U.N. Secretariat reported on Sunday.
The experts arrived in Damascus on August 18. The mission will start working on Monday, August 19, the U.N. Secretary-General’s spokesman, Martin Nesirky, said.
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.