Syrian War Report – August 27, 2018: Foreign Specialists Prepare To Stage Chemical Attack In Idlib

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“Foreign specialists” arrived in Syria to stage a chemical attack, which will be blamed on the Damascus government, Russian Defense Ministry’s spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said on August 25 warning that the staging of the incident may happen soon. According to the military spokesman, the “English-speaking specialists” arrived in the Hbit settlement in southern Idlib.

“In the most populated area of Kafr Zita, preparations are being made for a group of residents brought from the north of the province to participate in the staging of an “attack” of allegedly chemical munitions and bombs by Syrian government forces, staged assistance by mimicked ‘rescuers’ from the “White Helmets” and the shooting of video for distribution to the Middle East and English-language media,” Maj. Gen. Konashenkov said.

He emphasized that this situation one again confirms that foreign forces are seeking to “severely destabilize the situation and disrupt the steady dynamics of the ongoing peace process.”

The Russian military pointed out that this staged attack is deigned to create a pretext for new US-led missile strikes on government facilities in the war-torn country. According to Konashenkov, Washington is already preparing for this move: the US Navy’s destroyer Sullivans with 56 cruise missiles on board arrived in the Persian Gulf several days ago while a B-1B strategic bomber of the US Air Force armed with AGM-158 JASSM air-to-surface missiles was deployed to the al-Udeid air base in Qatar.

Meanwhile, the Russian Naval Task Force near Syria has been strengthened with the Black Sea Fleet’s frigates Admiral Grigorovich and Admiral Essen armed with Kalibr cruise missiles and Shtil-1 surface-to-air missile systems. The task force near Syria currently consists of at least 16 warships and submarines, including three Admiral Grigorovich class frigates and three Buyan-M class corvettes all armed with Kalibr missiles.

Separately, the head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Sides in Syria, Maj. Gen. Alexei Tsygankov revealed that thousands of militants with heavy weaponry and armored vehicles have gathered in the province of Idlib preparing for an offensive on government-controlled areas in Hama and Aleppo.

The militants’ preparations are ongoing amid continued tensions between them and government forces at the contact line in the Idlib de-escalation zone. On August 26, the Syrian Army carried out artillery strikes on Hayat Tahrir al-Sham positions in the villages of Khuwayn and al-Tamanah in southern Idlib and a HQ of Jaysh al-Izza near the village of al-Zakah in northern Hama. According to pro-government sources, the strikes destroyed several vehicles used by militants to build fortifications in these areas as well as eliminated several militant groups‘ fighters.

The situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone remains unstable and it will remain unstable until Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and its allies are able to operate in the area.

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  • Dušan Mirić

    Find out where those experts are and send them welcome fireworks with a few Koalitsyas

    • Nigel Maund

      The Russians need to take them out with a surgical cruise missle strike and their version of JDAM bombs from Tu 160M3M’s, Make sure they wipe out all the White Helmets and Foreign Agents asap.

      • PJ London

        WTF is a ‘surgical cruise missle strike’?
        You mean murder them and all those around them!
        Don’t use P*ssy language, the blood and guts spread around, the dead and wounded, the women and children are not ‘wished’ away by using stupid language.
        Mark Twain put it properly!

        “O Lord our God, help us to tear their soldiers to bloody shreds with our shells; help us to cover their smiling fields with the pale forms of their patriot dead; help us to drown the thunder of the guns with the shrieks of their wounded, writhing in pain; help us to lay waste their humble homes with a hurricane of fire; help us to wring the hearts of their unoffending widows with unavailing grief; help us to turn them out roofless with little children to wander unfriended the wastes of their desolated land in rags and hunger and thirst, sports of the sun flames of summer and the icy winds of winter, broken in spirit, worn with travail, imploring Thee for the refuge of the grave and denied it — for our sakes who adore Thee, Lord, blast their hopes, blight their lives, protract their bitter pilgrimage, make heavy their steps, water their way with their tears, stain the white snow with the blood of their wounded feet! We ask it, in the spirit of love, of Him Who is the Source of Love, and Who is the ever-faithful refuge and friend of all that are sore beset and seek His aid with humble and contrite hearts. Amen.”
        Edit
        PS sorry I forgot : F*ck You

    • Julian Clegg

      Not so easy if they are hiding among civilians.

  • Lupus

    ok then do it right this time and use plenty of gas to kill thousands of jihadi’s

    • Julian Clegg

      It’s the jihadis that have poison gas and it’s them that use it.

      • Lupus

        Thats what i ment. Of they are planning a ‘chemical attack then do it right 😉

  • AmericanCossack

    When I think of Neocons and what they’ve done to my country and the world I want to capture these murderous traitors and fire up my chainsaw.

    • Julian Clegg

      Glad to say John McCain has died of his own accord.

      • Sinbad2

        I hope he suffered.

  • Nigel Maund

    Russians and SA Airforce need to wipe out the Idlip project with a very heavy and sustained air bombardment combined with an all out ground assault by the SAA and Hezbollah……… a version of “full on Blitzkrieg”. Once the Idlib pocket is destroyed, it’s all but “Game Over” for the Aniglo American Zionist Bankster – Corporatist Cabal in Syria.

    • Sinbad2

      The problem with that is the British forces that are committing the gas attack are deeply embedded with Syrian civilians.
      This is a job for special forces, kill the terrorists, and post their heads to Theresa May.

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  • Oscar Silva Martinez

    Let the bombing and the missile strikes begin!!!

    • northerntruthseeker .

      Against the white helmets and the fraud terrorists, I would assume….

      • Oscar Silva Martinez

        Yes of course

  • Jim Prendergast

    Timing is important. Letting people know what is going on is very important. Truth is more powerful than bombs.

    • Ma_Laoshi

      A noble sentiment, but I’m starting to doubt it; it may be bringing a modern mindset to a postmodern battlefield. The Empire doesn’t seem too worried by truth as long as it controls the media that matter. Several times in this war, the loyalists have shaped their actions in an attempt to avoid the worst of coverage in those media; apparently, created truth is just as effective as the real thing.

      In Doom 3, a security guard wrote of the Rocket Launcher: “I know it sound like overkill, but people tend to listen when you point it at them”. Likewise, Moscow would find many more customers for its truth if it were backed up by bombs. As long as there are no consequences, the truth is safely ignored.

  • Russia can allow ANOTHER American assault – or prevent ot.
    Entirely up to them.

    “We will take out the missiles launched AND the launchers.” That’s it. Fullstop.

  • Civilians moving down from the north to take part in a military campaign
    that acts as a provocation for foreign airstrikes have no right to
    call themselves civilians, non-combatants or anything other than
    militants. So bomb them.

  • leon mc pilibin

    The zionist BITCH NIKKI HATELY is already rehearsing her disgusting vile,lying rants about the non existant chemical attacks,,but meanwhile her saudi buddies for years in YEMEN have been butchering women and children,and not a word said ,amazing,,BUT when scumbag terrorists the jewSA supports carry out false flags,,BOMBING of Syrian cities and infrastructure is the order of the day,WHO the fuck do they think they are GODS??Russia had better not let them get away with this charade again,or its goodbye to the whole ME,,and maybe Russia itself.

  • Peter Jennings

    It’s only the supply of dead canary’s which is holding up this attack. Magic hoses at the ready.

  • Ma_Laoshi

    Mr. Konashenkov may well be an honorable man, but sorry I have to conclude that on some level the Russian government is in on the joke. Even compared to the average head-chopper, these White Helmets are the worst of the worst (apart from their handlers and trainers I guess). They should have been eradicated with extreme prejudice–if your intention is to help Syria. Get them clean if you can; bury them with their families if you must. I may be wrong but this doesn’t strike me as work you do for Allah, or paradise; working hypothesis is the White Helmets do this for money, so they have to face costs outweighing those benefits.

    Why collect actionable intelligence if you don’t act on it? Are the velvet gloves used wrt Western personnel now also put on for Western-trained goons? If so, how long until Western-armed moderates are off-limits as well? Not much left to kill in Syria once it comes to that.

  • antoun

    the crusaders us is usual routine patrouille in golf persic!!

  • Rodney Loder

    Like the Mother Of All Bombs GBU-43/B MOABM (MASSIVE Ordinance Air Burst) dropped by Trump on Afghanistan district Aching, this bomb was developed during the Iraq War but was never used until the 13 th. April 2017, because of the public fall out considered likely by previous administrations.

    Of course you can’t hold a good Taliban down and the exercise wasn’t repeared, only the tough survive not necessarily in this life but the next one for sure.
    Germany lost the 2 nd. WW because Hitler was a whimp and Churchill was a barbarian but carpet bombing is no longer practiced because partisan warfare has got the upper hand.

    Partisan war is tops because first strike is now an obsolete term, and until the US develops hypersonic missiles both cruise and ballistic which Russia has in great abundance, and China has only ballistic hypersonic at the moment, it means that the only safe platform to survive a Super Power engagement is US Submarines and some Mobil Missile Launchers that escape detection from the eye in the sky.

    It wouldn’t surprise me if Putin was organizing this false flag chemical attack to press for taking the advantage he has at the moment.

  • Hide Behind

    In case some have been and still are slow on uptake WWIII is already ongoing, Syria will conforxam to US and allies demands.
    Russia, Venezuela, Turkey, Iran, and China economies are already reeling from loses on economic front.
    Nations in Africa Central and S. Americas, Asian including Indoesia, all are undergoing vast economic upheavals and their political and economic, militaries are under Control of Alllies.
    Those people’s do not give a Fly’n pig about Syrian , And using Yemen as an example, those civilians are no .ore worthy of concern than as if US child that throws pennies away.
    The largest political and sic “Humanitarian” political body are no more than dandified and pretty prostitutes for European and American/Israeli interest.
    The world’s economic, manufacturing, energy sectors control the political and it’s social aspects over their dumb as rocks and complacent peoples, people’s who today cannot even protest the number of Immigrants placed in their nations who above no allegiance towards those nations and people’s already living there that support their every day economic necessities.
    A New World Order that has found but a few minor nations top leaders that will be
    eventually overcome.
    No one gives a damn that false flag events are staged in order to find an excuse for further military interventions, he’ll the whole world knows US and Europe nations are all thieves and robbers, putting info out about it is not gonna change the use of or ending.
    In truth we in west just want to kept, ( in all ways) comfortable and at least semi prosporous, it’s the bling we seek.

  • Kell McBanned

    Oh gawd here we go again.

  • Rodney Loder

    I don’t think Erdogan will support this new false flag so overtly and without him ratcheting up support the false flag is counter productive.
    The US thinking that Erdogan will push for reprisals which he didn’t do strenuously in April when the would be invaders if only they had a capability, did air strikes to rally their grubs feeding on faeces, Sid Loder the homosexual used to get high on faeces but wouldn’t you know it it killed him in the end, or rather Allah did.

  • Fernando Silva

    fake news!!