Following the release of dozens of reports on the use of German-made agents and materials in Syria’s toxic weapon-borne missiles, the German manufacturer of this article announced that the agent had been sold to an Iranian businessman. According to the French Radio, the issue of the discovery of a German chemical agent in Syria’s chlorine gas-fired missiles in the past few days has sparked many reactions in German, European and Israeli media. Following the release of numerous reports, the company, Krempel Group, in southern Germany, has been discovered to be the manufacturer of said chemical materials, forced the company to comment on the use of their product in Syrian missiles. A spokeswoman for the Krampel Corporation, told German media: “German media that he was shocked to find their product was used in producing Syria’s chlorine gas-fired missiles. He emphasized that this substance has been sold to the Iranian regime on several occasions.
Images of detonated rockets show that they have used a chemical agent called Pressspan PSP-3040. This material is typically used to insulate motors and it has been sold to Iranian merchants and companies on numerous occasion.” The Spokesperson added: “From the review of published photographs, it can be seen that press spun has been cut into sheets and used in the missiles. But we do not know how this substance has been supplied to Syria through Iran.”
German newspaper, Die Zeit, quotes Krempel’s spokesperson saying that the German company, has decided to no longer sell said material to Iran and has reported to the German Federal Export Control Agency, in order to investigate and follow up. United Nations Research on Chlorine Gas Missile Attack The Syrian website, Bellingcat, which is close to the Syrian opposition, recently released photos of a demolished Chlorine gas rocket. On the part of the missile, the sentence is “Build Germany”. The same picture helped track the issue where Pressspan PSP-3040 was discovered as the material in Syria’s toxic missiles.
According to Syrian activists, on January 21 and February 1, the Syrian government launched rocket-propelled launchers in the city of Douma and Damascus, causing dozens of civilians to be poisoned. On Monday, February 5th, the UN Security Council examined the issue of using chlorine gas against insurgents but failed to come up with a clear conclusion. The United Nations Special Commission is now investigating this matter. In addition to the attack in Douma, Syria is said to have used chlorine gas in missile attacks in part of the province of Idlib.