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    UN: North Korea Provided Chemical Weapons to Syria

    A leaked U.N. report alleges that North Korea sent President Bashar Assad’s regime both experts and the supplies to manufacture chemical weapons in at least 40 shipments from 2012 to 2017. Syria, which is accused of multiple chemical attacks on civilians, reportedly claimed that all North Koreans in the country were athletes or sports coaches. Meanwhile, a planned Russian cease-fire in eastern Ghouta has already collapsed, with Syrian regime forces gaining ground in the besieged area and resuming the bombardment that’s killed hundreds in the last 10 days.

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