In the analysis of the victims of the attack found a metabolite of sarin.
Clinical tests showed that during the chemical attack in the Syrian city of Khan Sheyhun last week was used poison gas sarin. This was stated by the Minister of health Recep Akdag.
“As a result of the use of chemical weapons in Idlib province in the blood and urine of the victims of the attack were discovered isopropyl ether fluoride anhydride methylphosphonous acid, a metabolite of sarin gas,” – said the Minister.
Informed about the use of sarin mentioned mostly at an informal level. They also talked about the possible use of chlorine that were used in Syria.
Before the start of the civil war in Syria has had considerable stocks of chemical warfare agents, including sarin.
In 2014, under pressure from the international community, Syria has agreed to destroy all stocks of chemical warfare agents and components for their production.
We will remind, during himataki in Khan Sheyhun killed nearly 100 people.
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