RUSSIA MAY HAVE TAMPERED WITH CHEMICAL ATTACK SITE, U.S. ENVOY SAYS

ENVOY ADDRESSED CHEMICAL WEAPONS ENVOY FOLLOWING DEADLY ATTACK IN SYRIA'S DOUMA

A DIPLOMATIC SOURCE SAID EVIDENCE MAY HAVE BEEN REMOVED WHILE INSPECTORS NEGOTIATED ACCESS WITH SYRIAN AUTHORITIES TO THE SITE OF THE CHEMICAL ATTACK IN SYRIA'S DOUMA.

Syria joined the OPCW, the organization tasked with monitoring adherence to the 1997 convention, in 2013 after a sarin gas attack that killed hundreds of people in Ghouta.
The United States, Britain and France fired more than 100 missiles at three alleged chemical weapons facilities on early Saturday, angering Syria's military backer Moscow, which threatened to retaliate.
The organization, which needs a two-thirds majority to make decisions, has been undermined by deep political division over the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government.

Russia may have tampered with the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria's Douma, the U.S. envoy to the global watchdog said on Monday, urging the body to condemn the continuing use of banned chemical weapons....

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