STANBUL, August 25, 2013 (AA)
The UN team on the ground has been given the go-ahead to visit the area of the deadly attack near capital Damascus
SyriaÂ has allowed a UN mission toÂ investigateÂ claims of chemical weapons use in a deadlyÂ attack near its capitalÂ on Wednesday.
The UN team has been on the ground for the past week, waiting for a green light from the Syrian government to go to theÂ Ghouta region where an apparent chemical weapons attack killed at least 1,300.
Syria’sÂ state news agency SANA said SyrianÂ Foreign Minister Walid Muallim and UN disarmament chief Angela Kane agreed on allowing the inspection team to visit Ghouta.
Syrian officials and the UN delegation would meet again to set a date for the visit, SANA said.
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