France has declassified a report that supposedly proves Syrian President Bashar Assad was behind the chemical weapons attack in Syria last week.
The Hill reported: France declassified a report on Saturday laying out evidence that officials said proves that a chemical attack in Syria last week was carried out by the government of President Bashar Assad.
The report claims that several chemical strikes were carried out in the Damascus suburb of Douma on April 7, and that symptoms experienced by the victims - skin burns, suffocation and other breathing difficulties, among other markers - were consistent with the effects of chlorine gas.
"Reliable intelligence indicates that Syrian military officials have coordinated what appears to be the use of chemical weapons containing chlorine on Douma, on April 7," the report, released by the French Foreign Ministry, reads.
The report also states that the Syrian government has carried out a number of chemical weapons strikes since April 4, 2017 - the same day a chemical attack in Syria's northern Idlib province left more than 80 civilians dead.
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