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Russia: 'We cannot just point fingers' – China’s envoy to Syria on alleged Douma attack01:37

Russia: 'We cannot just point fingers' – China’s envoy to Syria on alleged Douma attack

Russian Federation, Moscow
April 28, 2018 at 04:31 GMT -00:00 · Published

"We cannot just point fingers, we need facts," stated China's special envoy to Syria Xie Xiaoyan, speaking on the alleged chemical attack in Douma, Syria, during a briefing in Moscow on Friday.

Xie said that when there is an alleged case, we need a "fair, comprehensive, partial, objective, transparent investigation by a UN designated team in terms of a balanced composition to conduct such [an] investigation."

"Any conclusion must be accompanied with reliable and credible and convincing evidence. The conclusion must also bear the test of time. We don’t want to see the repeat of the cases like Libya, Iraq and others," he added.

The 'White Helmets' alleged that chemical-filled munitions were dropped over Douma on April 7, causing the deaths of up to 70 people.

Russia: 'We cannot just point fingers' – China’s envoy to Syria on alleged Douma attack01:37
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"We cannot just point fingers, we need facts," stated China's special envoy to Syria Xie Xiaoyan, speaking on the alleged chemical attack in Douma, Syria, during a briefing in Moscow on Friday.

Xie said that when there is an alleged case, we need a "fair, comprehensive, partial, objective, transparent investigation by a UN designated team in terms of a balanced composition to conduct such [an] investigation."

"Any conclusion must be accompanied with reliable and credible and convincing evidence. The conclusion must also bear the test of time. We don’t want to see the repeat of the cases like Libya, Iraq and others," he added.

The 'White Helmets' alleged that chemical-filled munitions were dropped over Douma on April 7, causing the deaths of up to 70 people.

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