Scores of civilians killed as airstrikes pound Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said last week that the Syrian government had repeatedly used chlorine as a weapon, and Washington was also concerned about the potential use of sarin gas.

The other Turkish soldier was killed at an observation point in the rebel-held Idlib, where Russian Federation and Turkey are in works to establish a de-escalation zone as part of the Astana agreement.

The Syria Civil Defence, whose rescue workers are commonly known as the White Helmets, earlier put the death toll at about 30. An offensive by Ankara to rout US -backed Syrian Kurdish fighters from the northern enclave of Afrin is now in its third week.

Paulo Pinheiro also said the "scale and ferocity" of the government's attacks on the Eastern Ghouta, where 400,000 people have been trapped since 2013, and Idlib had "increased dramatically" in the past 48 hours.

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Russian Federation has waged a punishing aerial campaign against Syria's armed opposition since intervening in the civil war on the side of its ally, President Bashar Assad, in 2015.

Government forces, which are backed by Russian Federation and Iran, launched an offensive to retake Idlib in late October. The inquiry also said the Islamic State group has used sulfur mustard.

Syria's government has vehemently denied ever deploying chemical weapons in the country's seven-year war.

Turkey on January 20 launched "Operation Olive Branch" to remove YPG militants from Afrin.

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Erdogan blasted the USA for its military presence in Manbij with fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG), the armed wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), which Ankara sees as a terror group affiliated with the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which has been fighting for autonomy in Turkey's southeast. "We don't know what to say".

In accord with Iran and Russia, Turkey's military is setting up observation posts in parts of Idlib and Aleppo province.

Attacks on Turkish military forces in the northwest of Syria has left one soldier killed and five others injured on Monday. That would include the Afrin area where Turkish warplanes have been supporting the ground offensive by the Turkish army and allied Free Syrian Army factions.

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