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Sarin

A liquid that may be used as a chemical weapon. Stockpiling sarin is illegal under the Chemical Weapons Convention.
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But America has accused Assad of direct responsibility for Sarin attacks and even blamed Russia for culpability in the Khan Sheikhoun tragedy.
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Laurent Fabius said samples taken from Syria and tested by a laboratory in France "prove the presence of sarin in the samples in our possession".
London, June 5 ( ANI ): Medical samples of attack victims in Syria have tested positive for the nerve agent sarin, the British and French governments have revealed.
Paris, Rajab 25, 1434, June 04, 2013, SPA -- French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday that tests carried out by France on samples from Syria proved that sarin gas had been used in the country "on several occasions in a localized manner", dpa reported.