U.N. official arrives in Syria to push for chemical experts' access

DAMASCUS Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:11am EDT

1 of 2. Angela Kane (R), head of the U.N. Office of Disarmament Affairs, chats with U.N. staff as she arrives in Damascus July 24, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Khaled al-Hariri

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DAMASCUS (Reuters) - U.N. High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane arrived in Syria on Saturday to push for access to a suspected chemical weapons attack site for U.N. inspectors, who are already in Syria to investigate previous accusations.

Kane arrived at the Four Seasons hotel in Damascus at midday(0900 GMT), a Reuters reporter at the scene said.

(Reporting by Marwan Makdissi; Editing by Alison Williams)