Russian Airstrikes Hit Greater Idlib Following Reports Of Near Chemical Weapons Provocation (Video, Photos)

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Russian Airstrikes Hit Greater Idlib Following Reports Of Near Chemical Weapons Provocation (Video, Photos)

A Russian Su-24 takes off on a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. IMAGE: AP PHOTO/VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV

On July 3, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out a series of airstrikes on the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist groups are active.

Four airstrikes targeted the village of Sheikh Yousef in the western countryside of Idlib. Several positions of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of Greater Idlib, are located in this area. The target of the airstrikes was allegedlly a pumping station occupied by the White Helmet civil defense organization, which is known to be working closely with HTS.

The airstrikes came following a statement by the Russian Reconciliation Center In Syria warning from a chemical weapons provocation that is being prepared in Greater Idlib by both HTS and the White Helmets.

The Russian Ministry of Defense, as well as media sources in Russia, Syria and Lebanon, warned from similar malicious plots, which are meant to accused the Syrian military of using chemical weapons, on a number of occasions over the last few years.

The VKS airstrikes were likely a warning to HTS and its allies in Greater Idlib as well as a response to recent violations of the ceasefire in the region.

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Nice preemptive strike. What is left of hts and their british financed white helmet friends can enjoy the chem mix for themselves.

It’s not captagon but beggars can’t turn down free chlorine gas clouds.

Furkan

i love when white helmets run away hahahaha is very fun

Furkan

they run away fast like helicopters haha

Lone Ranger

Condolences to the fallen wahabimossad and CIAisis operators.
May they rest in pieces…

Icarus Tanović

Frankly, all this global crisis with wahhabis is quite like Quake IV plot. And it isn’t stupid game.

AM Hants

Talking of the White Helmets, wasn’t there a court case, with regards the death of their founder James Le Mesurier, recently? Was his suicide really a suicide or something completely different? I wonder how old the child crisis actors, the White Helmets have used over the years are now? Guess they will be recruiting the children of the previous children, for the next false flag. Hoping we will not recognise them.

Furkan

white helmets is not rescue
they are terrorists but actors as rescuers

Furkan

why there is none the other countries do not have as white helmet because they want to remove Assad and make white helmet great power and become slave of America

KnowTheJew

“White Helmets” They ran out of the blue needed to complete them.