Russia has submitted to the OPCW materials, indicating that the incident in Idlib could be a setting

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The HAGUE, April 19. /Offset. TASS Vitaly Chugin/. Russia has presented the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) some evidence that the incident with the possible use of chemical agents in the Syrian province of Idlib is staged. This was announced Wednesday in an interview with TASS, Russia’s permanent representative at the organization of Alexander Shulgin.

According to him, in the Hague hosted a meeting of the Executive Council of the OPCW in the course of which the word, in particular, was given to the Director of the Department for nonproliferation and arms control, the Russian foreign Ministry Mikhail Ulyanov. “Upon learning that the Russian representative is planning to accompany his speech with demonstration photos, Western partners tried to prevent it, – said Shulgin. – Ultimately, however, Ulyanov was allowed to show photos from the scene of the incident.”