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Us Senator from Virginia Richard black has accused the British intelligence service MI6 in an attempt to frame the Syrian leadership. About it reports The Independent.
Last week, the Senator met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and then acted on local television. In an interview he said that Britain planned to carry out the “fake chemical attack on the Syrian people”, then to blame the government. Black said that MI6 was not going to act independently: according to the Senator, intelligence had intended to hire a third-party implementers.
Recorded some of the country’s chemical attack, said black, is also the handiwork of the British, they performed volunteer “white helmets”. “I can say that they planned the fake attack, and not real, but one in which they actually displace people from cities. They have trained people to represent victims of gas attack,” added the Senator.
In early September, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that illegal armed groups are preparing provocations in Syria, including the use of chemical weapons. “The terrorists are trying to disrupt the cease-fire, moreover, carry out and prepare all sorts of provocations, including the use of chemical weapons,” he said before the trilateral meeting on Syria with the participation of presidents of Iran and Turkey.
At the end of August on preparing provocations reported Russian defense Ministry. “In the southern Iglinskiy areas of de-escalation settlement Habit profits of foreign experts for the staging of the “chemical attack” using chlorine stuffed with rockets,” — said the representative of Department major General Igor Konashenkov.
The civil war in Syria began in spring 2011. The main participants of the conflict — government forces, acting on the side of the incumbent President Bashar al-Assad; the so-called moderate opposition and Islamist groups (including the banned in Russia “Islamic state”), the members of which seized part of the territory of the country.
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