The Guardian: Chemical weapons inspectors denied access to Douma site

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Inspectors from the global chemical weapons watchdog have been unable to access sites controlled by Russia and the Syrian regime in the town of Douma to investigate an attack on April 7 that killed dozens and prompted US-led missile strikes over the weekend.

The director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons told a meeting of the OPCW executive council that inspectors had not been allowed to visit the town outside Damascus, the U.K. delegation tweeted. “Unfettered access essential. Russia & Syria must cooperate,” the delegation tweeted.

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