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Russia sees high probability that ISIS using chemical weapons in Syria

A safety vehicle passing a compound filled with 170-gallon containers of mustard and blister agent at the Deseret Chemical Depot in Tooele, Utah April 30, 2001. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)
A safety vehicle passing a compound filled with 170-gallon containers of mustard and blister agent at the Deseret Chemical Depot in Tooele, Utah April 30, 2001. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)

THE LEVANT NEWS — Moscow sees a high probability that ISIS is using chemical weapons in Syria, RIA news agency reported Tuesday, citing Mikhail Ulyanov, the head of the Russian foreign ministry department for non-proliferation and arms control.

Ulyanov also called for an investigation into possible supplies of sarin components from Turkey to Syria, citing evidence recently presented by a Turkish parliamentarian.

Source: Reuters

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