Russia Suspects Planned Al-Nusra/White Helmets CW Attack Coming
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman)
Al-Nusra is al-Qaeda in Syria, both terrorist groups created and supported by Washington.
Western-supported White Helmets work with al-Nusra and other terrorist groups in Syria. They have nothing to do with civil defense.
They're not rescue workers responsible for saving tens of thousands of lives, as falsely claimed. One observer calls them al-Qaeda with a face lift.
Last year, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said "(t)he White Helmets not only feel at home in territories controlled by Al-Nusra Front and Islamic State, but also openly express positive attitudes towards them, providing them with information and even financial assistance."
During last year's 89th Academy Awards ceremony, Hollywood deplorably named a White Helmets propaganda film the year's best documentary short - portraying terrorists as heroes.
The Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria received information about a planned al-Nusra/White Helmets CW attack coming, saying:
"On the evening of February 12, a resident from the Serakab settlement located in the Idlib province called the Russian Center for Reconciliation to notify (it) about a chemical weapons attack that could be staged to provide footage for a foreign TV channel," adding:
"The caller said that earlier on February 12, Jabhat al-Nusra members traveling in three cars had brought more than 20 chlorine gas cylinders and personal protective equipment to Serakab."
"(M)embers of the local While Helmets branch wore personal protective equipment while rehearsing first aid provision to civilians suffering from chemical poisoning."
"(T)his shows that the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and White Helmets members have been working on preparations to stage a chemical attack, meaning to blame it on the Syrian government."
"(T)he proceedings had been filmed by professional reporters who used a mic with the CNN logo, while commenting on the actions being taken by the White Helmets."
During filming the rehearsal, the reporters consulted with unknown individuals by satellite phone in English - perhaps CIA operatives.
"(T)he information provided by the Idlib province resident raises serious concern," Russia's Reconciliation Center stressed.
Throughout seven years of US-led aggression on Syria, numerous CW attacks occurred - carried out by ISIS, al-Nusra and other terrorists, falsely blamed on Damascus.
Perhaps another one is imminent. If occurs, it'll be another pretext for US-led warplanes to attack government and allied forces - falsely blaming them for something they had nothing to do with.
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