Saudi Arab behind Syria chemical attack: Russian diplomatic source

AsiaSaudi Arab behind Syria chemical attack: Russian diplomatic source

MOSCOW: A Saudi Arabian black operations team carried out the August chemical weapons attack in suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus, a Russian diplomatic source said.

“Based on data from a number of sources a picture can be pieced together. The criminal provocation in Eastern Ghouta was done by a black op team that the Saudi’s sent through Jordan and which acted with support of the Liwa Al-Islam group,” a source in the diplomatic circles told media.

   

Hundreds of people were killed and several others injured in a chemical attack in eastern Ghouta on the suburbs of Damascus on August 21.

The US threatened military action after the attack, in which it said President Bashar al-Assad’s regime forces had deliberately killed hundreds of civilians with rocket-delivered nerve agents.

Syria strongly denied the allegations but agreed to abandon its chemical arsenal to head off a strike under a US-Russian deal which was enshrined in a landmark UN Security Council resolution.

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