Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Tests Prove Sarin Gas Used In Syrian Civil War

France has said tests on chemical samples taken from Syria prove that the deadly nerve agent sarin gas has been used several times during the civil conflict.

Foreign minister Laurent Fabius made the announcement on Tuesday, citing tests carried out by a French laboratory, but did not give any details of where or by whom the poison gas had been used.

He said: "These tests show the presence of sarin in various samples in our possession.