||<p>On 14 March 2019 the UK and a clear majority of the Organisation for the Prohibition
of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Executive Council members voted against holding a vote
on a Russian proposal on the handling of a briefing by the Fact-Finding Mission (FFM).
The vote was called without prior notice. Instructions to the UK Delegation to the
OPCW issued in line with normal procedures. The FFM briefed States Parties on 5 March
on the findings of the Douma report and regular briefings are held, most recently
on 28 May, on the OPCW's work in Syria. We continue to have confidence in both our
own and the FFM conclusions into the chemical weapons attack in Douma on 7 April 2018.</p>