#AceWorldNews – BEIRUT April 12 – (AP) – Syrian government media and rebel forces said Saturday that poison gas had been used in a central village, injuring scores of people, while blaming each other for the attack.
The main Western-backed opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition, said the poison gas attack Friday hurt dozens of people in the village of Kfar Zeita in the central province of Hama.
Syrian government has blamed the rebel forces of using poisonous gas in an attack on the village of Kfar Zeita in the central province of Hama on Friday.
RT – State-run Syrian television blamed members of the Al-Qaeda linked Nusra Front for using chlorine gas, killing two people and injuring more than 100.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that dozens were injured, while people suffered from suffocation and breathing problems as heavy smoke rose in the area after the attack.
#AceWorldNews – MOSCOW – March 26 – Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov discussed the Syrian crisis and the situation around Ukraine at an Arab-League Summit in Kuwait, Foreign Ministry sources reported on Wednesday – Tass
“An address of Russian President Vladimir Putin was conveyed to the participants of the Arab League summit,” the ministry said.
Bogdanov met on the sidelines of the summit with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah al-Khalid al-Hamad al-Sabah, Arab League’s Secretary General Nabil Elaraby, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Libyan Foreign Minister Muhammad Abdelaziz, Yemeni Foreign Minister Abu Bakr Abdallah al-Qirbi, Lebanese Foreign Minister Gibran Bassil, UN Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi and opposition Syrian National Coalition chief Ahmed Jarba.
They discussed “issues on the agenda of the Arab League summit with an emphasis on a need for an early political settlement of the Syrian crisis and a just settlement of the Palestinian problem in line with principles of international law and the UN Charter, as well as certain issues concerning bilateral relations,” the ministry said.
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