Putin said about preparing provocations with chemical weapons in Syria
The Russian President also asked the UN to investigate the incident with chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib.
Moscow. April 11. INTERFAX.RU — Russia has information that the attack with chemical weapons, like what happened in Idlib, can be prepared in other parts of Syria, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
We have information from various sources that such provocations, and in another I can’t name it, prepared and in other regions of Syria, including the southern suburbs of Damascus, where again going to throw some stuff and blame his alleged use of official blastulation Putin press conference following talks with President of Italy Sergio Mattarella
The Russian President also said that the situation with himachali in Syria reminiscent of the events of 2003, when the United States showed the alleged chemical weapons discovered in Iraq.
“We discussed it with the President, and I said it reminds me a lot of the events of 2003, when the representatives of the United States in the security Council showed the alleged chemical weapons discovered in Iraq. Then began the campaign in Iraq, the military, and it ended with the destruction of the country, the growth of the terrorist threat and the emergence of ISIS (a terrorist organization banned in Russia — if), on the international scene,” Putin said.
The leader noted that Moscow intends to achieve from the structures of the UN investigation of the incident with chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib.
“We believe that any manifestation of this kind is worthy to be carefully investigated. We are going to formally apply to the relevant UN structure to the Hague to urge the international community to carefully investigate these manifestations,” — said Putin, answering a question “Interfax” about the situation in Syria and threats of new attacks on the United States.
Last week, the media reported that the city of Khan shaykhun in the Syrian province of Idlib was applied ammunition with toxic substances in the killing, according to various estimates, about 100 people, injuring dozens of people. The US and its allies have accused of hitting the head of Syria Bashar al-Assad, Damascus categorically rejected the accusation.
Last Friday, the United States launched missiles “Tomahawk” strike on airport shirt in the Syrian province of HOMS. According to the Pentagon, there were 59 missiles. The purpose of the missile strike was an airfield, which, according to the us government, flew planes, the perpetrators of the chemical attack in Idlib.