Russia's Lavrov slams watchdog for not visiting site of alleged Syria chemical attack

Russia on Friday criticised the global chemical weapons watchdog for not sending experts to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria, but instead analysing samples "from a distance".

AFP| Last Updated: Apr 14, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Moscow: Russia on Friday criticised the global chemical weapons watchdog for not sending experts to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria, but instead analysing samples "from a distance".

"We consider it unacceptable to analyse events from a distance," Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a press conference with his counterparts from Syria and Iran.