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BEIRUT, April 5. /TASS/. The Syrian government troops have never used chemical weapons in the city of Khan Sheikhun in the Idlib Governorate, or in any other location in the country, the republic’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement released by the official SANA news agency.
"The Syrian armed forces have no chemical weapons, all accusations against them are fabricated," the ministry said late Tuesday,
The Syrian military command has earlier blamed the attack on terrorists and their supporters. Similar accusations are voiced "every time when the terrorists and their sponsors fail to reach any military successes," the statement reads.
Damascus also said that the Syrian government had informed the UN Security Council and a number of foreign countries that a batch of toxic substances have been delivered to militants via the Turkish border.
Reuters earlier reported, citing the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, that an airstrike by either Syrian or Russian air forces in the Idlib province left 58 people dead, including 11 children. The agency said that the strike was probably carried out by Syria’s government troops, who used an unknown "toxic gas."
The Russian Defense Ministry has immediately rejected the information as "fake," adding that none of its planes performed airstrikes on Khan Sheikhun and its outskirts.