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Moscow vows 'not to interfere' in OPCW's work in Syria

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vowed today to not interfere in the work of a fact-finding mission sent to by the global to probe an in

"confirms its commitment to ensure safe (sic) and security of the mission and will not interfere in its work," the in said in a tweet.

It also slammed the United States, saying the weekend strikes by the US, and Britain on three facilities in were a bid "to undermine the credibility" of the mission.

made its comments as the OPWC opened emergency talks behind closed doors today to discuss the April 7 alleged attack in where 40 people were said to have been killed.

The OPCW has 192 members, and today's governing council meeting of 41 states was called by its chairman, Bangladeshi Sheikh Mohammed Belal, "to discuss the alleged use of chemical weapons" in

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 15:40 IST