State Department Admits Assad ‘Crematorium For Burning Killed Prisoners’ May Not Be Crematorium At All

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State Department Admits Assad 'Crematorium For Burning Killed Prisoners' May Not Be Crematorium At All

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The US State Demartment has officially admitted that the alleged crematorium near Damascus where the Assad government was burning dead bodies of thousands of killed prisoners may not be a crematorium at all.

Answering questions during the press briefing, Stuart Jones, Acting Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs, has been pushed to admit that it could be just a warmer part of the building.

QUESTION: Can I just – one very – extremely briefly? What makes you so sure that this is a crematorium and not just some other building? Is it this thing with the snowmelt? Because, I mean, people are going to look at this – the regime in particular or – and the Russians, who you’re – are going to look at this and say: Well, all this proves is that there is a building there and that that part where there’s – snow is melted is simply warmer than the rest of the building. It looks —

MR JONES: So if you look – so obviously, these photos date over several years from 2013 to 2017. If you look at the earliest photo, the August 13 photo, this is during the construction phase, and these HVAC facilities, the discharge stack, the probable firewall, the probable air intake, this is in the construction phase. This would be consistent if they were building a crematorium.

Then we look at the January 15 and we’re looking at snowmelt on the roof that would be consistent with a crematorium. So —

QUESTION: Or just a warmer part of a building, right?

MR JONES: Possibly.

This week, the US has accused the Syrian government of carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners and burning the bodies in a large crematorium outside Damascus. The US State Department argued that about 50 prisoners a day are being hanged at the Saydnaya military prison. The crematorium is allegedly used to hide the evidence of the killings.

Jones gave reporters some “declassified” satellite pictures allegedly confirming the claim. However, photos were able to confirm nothing.

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  • FlorianGeyer

    Has Walt Disney now been embedded with US government security organisations to analyse data :)
    Perhaps the CIA has a cartoon that proves this alleged ‘ Holocaust ‘ ?
    Perhaps its typical amateur CIA fairy tales and complete bollocks.

  • Expo Marker

    The State Dept. mentioned how the crematorium helps al-Assad creates zero evidence of any crime, but now, the State Dept. admits they were the one with zero evidence.

  • CIA Homosexual Moslem

    Defund the state department.

    It’s a nest of jewish spies.

    • John

      I love your handle. You have it all covered. Fare thee well. :)

  • Barba_Papa

    So….., it was all based on some melted snow? That’s it? WTF? And as usual nobody in the media checks facts anymore and blindly publishes everything?

  • chris chuba

    Information Warfare. Note, the emotional impact of calling out a ‘crematorium’ after a ‘chemical weapons’, along with the ‘genocide’ at Aleppo, conjuring up images of the Holocaust in the minds of Americans without directly saying it. I just have to believe that God will eventually punish liars.

  • Douglas Houck

    The evidence was based on no snow on a roof that has a smoke stake through it. It’s most likely nothing more than the boiler room to heat all the other buildings. No legitimate person is buying this story.

  • Bob

    This dual State Department and Pentagon tactic of making lurid and over-the-top claims about a state they wish to topple, and then quietly and partially retracting those claims later, is so transparent and tedious. It is a shameless, huckster, false marketing 101 exercise. Make unsubstantiated wild claims about Syrian state leadership and hope they make negative impression in public mind and then back peddle when insufficient evidence to support such claims. Then they start process all over again, with new set of lurid claims – chemical attacks, more chemical attacks, mass hangings and crematoriums – all with intent to build up a constant background noise of vilification in western public mind, to then justify aggressive NATO military action against the sovereign Syrian state.

    • testera

      Nothing new there, except Hollywood sleeping on the job. There is significant lack of Nicolas Cage fighting against chemical weapons.

  • gustavo

    Mistake ? not at all my friend, this is just part of the disinformation to the USA public to justify the destruction of Syria, and systematically discredit the syrian government. Do you remember “WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION phrase to justify the destruction of Irak and murder of Sadam Husein ? well, your know that is the way the information and disinformation are handle by USA and anexas.

  • wimroffel

    Is there any statement yet from the Syrian government about what this suspected building is?

  • Amand Keultjes

    How the heck did Amnesty International involved in this!?
    Candid advice to the bosses of Amnesty International:
    next year it is 1 May again and time to follow your spiritual father:
    Herr Doktor Joseph Goebbels!!!