The Russian defense ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov denounced that the United States is preparing a kind of large-scale provocation in Syria, in the locality of Deir ez-Zor, with the support of the “Free Syrian Army” militia.
“According to information confirmed by three independent channels in Syria, the command of the so-called” Free Syrian Army “with the help of US troops special operations forces is preparing a new serious provocation by the use of chemical agents, in the province of Deir ez-Zor, “- reported Konashenkov to the TASS.
He also assured that the plan in preparation is aimed at provocation to justify repeating another attack on the country. According to Konashenkov, the gas cylinders were brought to the city of Hakl Al-Jafra to put in place a false-inflation ”
“Self-produced video should be released later [along the lines of the false attack on Ghouta on 7 April] by the Western media and should serve as a new pretext to justify a missile and air strike against Syrian government troops on the eastern of the Euphrates, “. (TASS http://tass.ru/armiya-i-opk/5282489)
In addition, today and in recent days there have been repeated attempts to overrun by anti-government militias from the locality of al Tanf, to Palmyra .
The group of the US Navy aircraft carrier is back in the Eastern Mediterranean region and heads off Syria, led by the Harry Truman aircraft carrier.
The Ministry of Defense has warned against the use of such provocations to destabilize the situation in Syria.