The defense Ministry warned about provocations with chemical weapons in Syria


The official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov: Vadim Grishkin/ RIA “Novosti”

In Syria are preparing a major provocation using chemical weapons. It is reported TASS with reference to official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov. According to him, information received from residents of the province of Idlib.

“In the southern Iglinskiy areas of de-escalation settlement Habit profits of foreign experts for the staging of the “chemical attack” using radioactive chlorine rockets”, — he said. Konashenkov added that a provocation is being prepared with the aim of destabilization of the situation in the region and “disrupt stable dynamics of the ongoing peace process”.

In a press-service of the Ministry said that Syria experts have already arrived to stage attacks, reports RBC. “Impact ammunition with poisonous substances it is planned to apply in the next two days of rocket launchers on the village of Kafer-Zeita, located six kilometers South of Habit,” said the Ministry.

On Saturday, August 25, the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in the Syrian Arab Republic Alexey Tsygankov has declared that the West is going to use imminent in Idlib, with the participation of “White helmets” provocation. “Provocation, which was planned with the active participation of British secret services , should be an occasion for drawing the United States, Britain and France another missile and air strikes on government targets industrial and economic infrastructure of Syria, to ensure the impending attack of the militants in Hama and Aleppo”, — quotes its words “Interfax”.

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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