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Russia Denounces UN Chemical Report on Syria

The UN has released its report on the chemical weapons attack in Syria last month, but Russia is denouncing the findings, saying they are all one sided.  Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov also said Wednesday that Syria has provided new evidence revealing that rebels were the ones who carried out the deadly attack last month outside Damascus.

The remarks came after Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also questioned the U.N. report, saying there are “serious grounds to believe” the incident was a provocation carried out by the rebel side.

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