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UNITED NATIONS, August 28. /TASS/. The Joint Mission of the UN and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to identify those responsible for using chemical weapons in attacks in Syria will have a limited presence in this country, says a letter of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to the Security Council with recommendations about the structure and the work of the mission.
Ban Ki-moon suggested that its work be overseen by an independent commission consisting of three persons - assistant Secretary-General and his two deputies who will be in charge of political issues and investigative activities. The main objective is to identify individuals, organizations or governments that were involved in the use of chemical agents in combat.
Security Council members are expected to give a written reply to Ban Ki-moon’s recommendations within five days.
The UN Security Council passed Resolution 2235 on August 7 on establishing the mechanism to identify perpetrators using chemical weapons in Syria.