August 24, 2013 / 9:17 AM / 4 years ago

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

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.Khaled al-Hariri

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

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