UN team in Beirut, prepping for Damascus investigation
The UN chemical weapons team are expected to arrive in Damascus in Wednesday. Here, residents in Aleppo stage a drill for a potential weapons attack. (AFP/File)
A UN delegation that will travel to Damascus to follow up on the use of chemical weapons by Syrian government forces has arrived in Beirut.
A source at Beirut airport told The Daily Star Wednesday the six-member team led by Swedish expert Ake Sellstrom arrived late Tuesday from Germany.
The source said the delegation is expected to head to Damascus before midday.