In a statement Saturday, ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the team had left for the town and decried the delay as "unacceptable".
In 2013, however, following accusations of launching chemical attacks, which reportedly also took place in the Damascus suburbs, Syria relinquished its sizable arsenal of chemical weapons, which was subsequently destroyed under OPCW auspices - an act which later led to the OPCW being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Samples collected by OPCW investigators will be transported to organization's laboratory in Rijswijk (near The Hague) and n sent to laboratories designated by organization, where y will be analyzed.
U.S., French and British officials have accused Russian Federation of tampering with the site and obstructing the work of the OPCW, even as they insist they already have sufficient proof to hold Assad responsible for the attack.
A report will then be drafted, based on the findings "as well as other information and materials collected by the team".
But they had been unable to access Douma itself, which fell from rebel hands into joint Syrian and Russian control after the suspected chemical attack.
The US, UK and France launched military strikes on Syria following the suspected attack.
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The alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma left at least 40 people dead and more than 500 people, mostly women and children, injured.
The team have been delayed reaching Douma several times.
Abou Salah entered one of the buildings affected by the alleged gas attack the following day and took footage of a yellow cylinder with a gas valve on the top floor.
The evacuations are the latest in a string of population transfers across the Syrian capital that have displaced more than 60,000 people as the government reconsolidates control.
United Nations officials and human rights groups say the moves amount to a forced population displacement that may be a war crime.
The station said there could be 3,200 rebels leaving the three towns on Saturday. That report made clear that the rebel resistance had already collapsed and that the rebel fighters were going to be evacuated in following days by chartered buses, which had already begun moving them out of the city well before April 7.
"The way for a political solution is known: it is the resolution of the Security Council number 2254, with a communiqué in Geneva, and it is through the intra-Syrian talks between government and opposition to be able to overcome differences that exist".