Sep 16, 2018, 11:04 PM
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Terrorists prepared to stage chemical provocation in Idleb

Tehran, Sept 16, IRNA- Russian Defense Ministry revealed reliable information affirming that terrorists transported canisters containing chlorine gas to Basanqoul, 20 km to the southwest of Idleb in a bid to stage a chemical attack and accuse the Syria Arab Army of it.

Head of the Russian Coordination Center in Hmeimim in Lattakia Vladimir Savchenko said in a statement that terrorist groups brought canisters of chlorine to the village of Basanqoul in preparation for making a new provocation through using chemical weapons against civilians, SANA reported from Moscow.

Savchenko indicated that chlorine canisters were brought by terrorists of the so-called “Hayat Tahrir al-Sham” which is the new name of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization which is listed on the list of international terrorism.
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