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UN Says US-backed Opposition, Not Syrian Regime, Used Poison Gas

Human Wrongs Watch

By Alex Lantier, WSWS*, 7 May 2013 — In a series of interviews, UN investigator Carla del Ponte said that sarin gas used in Syria was fired by the US-backed opposition, not the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

*Image: Damascus | Credit: I, Aziz1005 | Wikimedia Commons

*Image: Damascus | Credit: I, Aziz1005 | Wikimedia Commons

Her account explodes the lies on which Washington and its European allies have based their campaign for war with Syria, according to which the US and its allies are preparing to attack Syria to protect its people from Assad’s chemical weapons.

In fact, available evidence of sarin use implicates the Islamist-dominated “rebels” who are armed by US-allied Middle Eastern countries, under CIA supervision.

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