The head of foreign policy department of the country Mohammad Javad Zarif declared that the chemical weapon still is in hands of extremists and terrorists, and it poses threat not only for Syria, but also for all region.
BEIRUT, September 15. Iran has information that fighters of the armed opposition which still has similar weapons of mass destruction are involved in use of the chemical weapon in Syria, Mohammad Javad Zarif on air of the Lebanese TV channel «Al-Mayadeen» told on Sunday.
«According to that information which we have, use of the chemical weapon — work of armed groups in Syria» — was told by Zarif.
Mohammad Zarif added, that Iran condemns a use of weapons of mass defeat, irrespective of who applied it and who appeared an affected party.
The diplomat also noted that now fighters in Syria still have an access to the chemical weapon. “The chemical weapon still is in hands of extremists and terrorists in Syria, and it is threat not only for Syria” — added Zarif at interview to foreign TV channel.
Earlier Zarif declared that if use of the chemical weapon in Syria will be confirmed, «it is possible to tell with confidence that this work of terrorist and extremist groups».
At the end of August France Presse with reference to the official representative Ministry of Foreign Affairs Iran Abbas Arakchi’s reported that it has proofs of use of the chemical weapon near Damascus fighters.