UN Secy names Swedish scientist to probe Syrian CW allegations


Ban Ki-moon Tuesday named Swedish scientist Ake Sellstrom to head the UN team probing allegations of the use of chemical weapons last week in an attack on Aleppo, but France and Britain want an investigation into all claims about the use of these banned arms, including incidents near Damascus and in Homs last December.  Selstrom led the UN investigation into and the dismantling of Iraq’s biological and chemical weapons in the 1990s.

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