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Report finds Syrian government forces responsible for 2017 chemical attacks

Apr 08, 2020 - CNN

(CNN) -- The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' Investigation and Identification Team (IIT) has concluded the Syrian government forces were responsible for a series of chemical attacks on a Syrian town in late March 2017.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised the OPCW report, saying the US agrees with its conclusions and charging that the regime of Bashar al-Assad is responsible for "atrocities" that rise to the "level of war crimes."

Wednesday's 82-page repor...