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The Russian foreign Ministry said that, according to reports, the organization “White helmets” are part of the group “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra” (formerly a branch of the international Islamist terrorist organization al-Qaida, banned in Russia). About it reports TASS.
“For anybody not a secret that this structure has worked exclusively in the territories not controlled by the government [of Syria], and did not avoid contact with terrorists and extremists. Moreover, there is ample evidence that White helmets are actually a branch included in the sanctions list of the UN security Council terrorist organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra”,” — said in a statement.
On 31 October the Russian defense Ministry said that members of the organization “White helmets” are trying to attract innocent civilians of Syria to participate in staged provocations in exchange for food.
Terrorist group “dzhebhat an-Nusra” in 2016, said the change of name to “jabhat al Fatah al-sham” and break ties with “al-Qaeda”.
“White helmets” operating in Syria non-governmental organization. It is based in the UK rescue team, consisting of Syrians, who have passed special training abroad. Laid them on the network commercials on himatakah in Syria have repeatedly called and dubious staging. The U.S. state Department that accused Russia of conducting an information campaign against the “White helmets”.
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