Russia: “Syrian rebels plan chemical attack to blame the government”


September 1, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that terrorists of Shabab al-Sunnah, a faction of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have access to chemical weapons in Syria’s Dara’a province and plan to deploy them in a false flag operation.

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“There are currently several munitions filled with toxic agents at the Shabab al-Sunnah group’s warehouse located in the Bosra al-Sham settlement in Dara’a province,” media outlets quoted the spokeswoman as saying. 

“According to our information, militants plan to use these weapons to attack one of the settlements in the Dara’a province, putting the blame on the government forces,” she explained.

According to the Russian spokeswoman, the towns of Hiran, Nawa, Inkhil, Jamila, Tafas and Deira are the most likely targets for the terrorists to use chemical weapons.  

The Syrian government turned over its entire chemical stockpile under a deal negotiated by Russia and the US back in 2013.

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