The Syria chemical weapons that almost caused the United States to order a strike on the country have finally attracted the attention of the United Nations. According to Reuters on Sept. 28, experts will head to Syria on Tuesday to start inspecting the toxic munitions in Syria.
The U.S. Senate voted to allow the U.S. to attack, and France was also on standby, waiting to see what America chose to do. Russia was trying to do everything in their power to stop the U.S. strike on Syria, as they remain allies with the country.
Now, thanks to the U.N., the Syria strike may not be necessary. John Kerry made a trip over to visit and came back with what he said is evidence of a Syria chemical weapons attack that killed over 1,000 people, many of them young children. The French investigation also uncovered the same evidence.
Russia went in to try to talk to Syria about disarming their chemical weapon supply, which has been illegal since World War II. Now, with the evidence mounting against the country, the U.N. has stepped in.
A group called the Executive COuncil of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have called on U.N. members to chip in money to help fund the fast-tracked dismantling of the Syria chemical weapons stockpile.
According to an OPCW spokesman, the U.N. agreement passed by consensus. The country now has nine months to destroy the Syria chemical weapons and if they do not allow members of the OPCW access to prove the dismantling is underway, further actions will be taken.