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February 13, 2012 4:52 pm

Syrian Forces Using Chemical Weapons, Says Former Military Official

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Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev (left) with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (right). Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – Security forces loyal to President Bashar Assad have been using chemical weapons against Syrian rebels, under the supervision of Iranian and Russian experts, a defecting Syrian officer charged Monday.

The officer, Captain Abd al-Salam Ahmed Abdul Razek, who served in Syrian’s chemical warfare administration, told al-Arabiya that the Syrian military used nerve gas – banned by various international conventions – in order to assist forces in their raid on the restive city of Homs.

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