Turkey has called on the UN Security Council to hold the Syrian regime accountable for the systematic use of internationally banned chlorine gas in attacks against civilians.
A statement by the Turkish foreign ministry yesterday condemned the Syrian regime’s use of chlorine gas and called on the UN Security Council to “take necessary measures against these attacks which deliberately target civilians and constitute crimes against humanity”.
The statement cited the latest report by the fact-finding mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which proved that Bashar Al-Assad’s regime in Syria has been systematically and repeatedly using chlorine gas against civilians.
“The Syrian regime’s use of chlorine gas is a clear violation of Security Council resolution no. 2118, which indicates the threat posed by the Syrian regime on world peace and stability,” the statement added.