Minister of Information Omran al-Zou'bi Tuesday held countries which armed the opposition responsible for the massacre took place in Khan al-Asal in Aleppo, stressing that terrorists firing a missile containing chemicals from Kafr Dael in al-Neirab area against Khan al-Asal area in Aleppo constitutes a dangerous escalation.
In a statement to reporters today the minister said that the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and chiefdom of Qatar bear legal, moral and humanitarian responsibility for the crime committed by the terrorists in Khan al-Asal , resulted in killing 16 civilians and wounding 86, mostly in critical conditions, pointing out that this crime is the first effects of the Arab League Council's resolution at the ministerial level.
The Minister continued that the international community and countries that finance , arm and harbor terrorists, should be held responsible for this crime in which terrorists used a prohibited weapon , according to the rules of international law, stressing that the use of this internationally banned weapon is a grave change in the events happening in Syria at the security and military levels.
The minister noted that committing such a crime made the Syria government entitled to act according to the rules of international law and appeal to international and regional organizations to prosecute and complain against states that armed the opposition with internationally -prohibited weapons.
Earlier in the day, terrorists fired one missile containing chemicals in Khan al-Asal area in rural Aleppo.
Preliminary information indicated the attack resulted in killing 16 persons, mostly civilians and wounding many others.
Both the government and opposition have accused each other of firing chemical weapons, reportedly killing at least 25 people in the north of the country. However, both a chemical weapons monitoring body and the US said there was no evidence they had been used.