RUSSIA / SYRIA (OBSERVATORY) – The Russian Defense Ministry on Friday confirmed that there is evidence of the involvement of Britain directly in the “play” chemical attack supposedly in the Duma city in the East Ghouta in Syria, accusing it of practicing “strong pressure” on the White Helmets “for the exercise of this provocation prepared in advance.”
According to ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov, the army has “evidence showing Britain’s direct involvement in the provocation of this provocation in the eastern Ghouta.”
He also said “it was reported to the White Helmets that between the third and the sixth of April / April fighters bombard” Army of Islam ” Damascus with artillery , which will lead to a response from the government forces should be exploited by the White Helmets for the exercise of this provocation.”
Kalashnikov said Moscow had interviews with people directly involved in filming the videos aimed at spreading a chemical attack, and that the people of Duma “gave details of how the footage was taken and of the classes in which they participated.”
He also said that the Russian military relies on the position of official from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons – in the case of Duma – contributes to reducing tension and maintain fragile peace in Syria, adding that Russia will ensure the protection of the members of the Organization of the Non-Proliferation of Chemical Weapons, who arrived today in Damascus.
The Russian defense indicated that it found the people who participated in the “fabrication” of the chemical attack, adding that they had received medical education, were interrogated, and found that the victims do not have any symptoms of chemical poisoning, and the ministry announced that it will display a video of live interviews with these people.
The Syrian White Helmets said that dozens of people were killed on the seventh of this month in Duma attack the Syrian regime with chemical weapons.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today that the supposed chemical attack was a “play” in which “hostile state intelligence services” had taken part in his country.