January 5, 2016 / 11:21 AM / 3 years ago

Russia sees high probability that IS using chemical weapons in Syria - RIA

MOSCOW, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Moscow sees a high probability that Islamic State is using chemical weapons in Syria, RIA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing Mikhail Ulyanov, the head of the Russian foreign ministry department for non-proliferation and arms control.

Ulyanov also called for an investigation into possible supplies of sarin components from Turkey to Syria, citing evidence recently presented by a Turkish parliamentarian. (Reporting by Polina Devitt; editing by Jason Bush)

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