3. Syria admits to further chemical weapons facilities

  • Syria has 4 further chemical weapon facilities that it did not previously acknowledge.
  • Sigrid Kaag, special envoy in charge of destruction of Syrian chemical weapons said in closed UN session that 3 of 4 facilities for R&D; regime insisted no new chemical agents being developed at 4 sites.
  • U.S ambassador tweeted that pressure must be maintained on Assad regime to be transparent.
  • Kagg also told officials chlorine used in attacks as recently as August 2014; OPCW report did not assign blame.