BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:45 A.M.) – The U.S. State Department has threatened to take action if the claims by the jihadist group Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham are true about the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) allegedly using chemical weapons in the militant stronghold of Kabani.

“We are still gathering information on this incident, but we repeat our warning that if the Assad regime uses chemical weapons, the United States and our allies will respond quickly and appropriately,” State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.

She also denounced Russia, the key ally of Damascus, for what she called a “disinformation campaign” as it tries to blame other parties for chemical attacks.

“The Assad regime’s culpability in horrific chemical weapons attacks is undeniable,” Ortagus said.

“The regime’s attacks against the communities of northwest Syria must end,” she said.

“The United States reiterates its warning, first issued by President (Donald) Trump in September 2018, that an attack against the Idlib de-escalation zone would be a reckless escalation that threatens to destabilize the region,” she said.

What Ortagus, who previously mocked the plight of Syrians suffering from the U.S. blockade of oil to Syria, left out is that these claims came from Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and their allies from the foreign jihadist group, the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP).

The Syrian Foreign Ministry denied these claims, as did the Syrian Arab Army, who later stormed the town at the same time of these allegations.

It may prove difficult for OPCW inspectors to investigate these allegations as HTS and TIP are notorious for kidnapping people and activists in northwestern Syria.

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Roki
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Same old story

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Stern Daler

@Roki, stale like Goebbels lies.

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Hey, seriously, why the DoS wouldn’t send the idiot who wants to protect al-Qaeda by doing strikes to take samples in order to see how CWs were used?
IMHO, HTS/Qaeda will send him back in two pieces : the body and the head…
Pfff, ridiculous…

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@Daeshbags-Sux, sounds like fun to let the US idiots take samples.

Did You ever hear of an chemical attack on a hilltop while the assailants sit in the valley below?

p.s. If I was the defender I would release chlorine mixed with something that makes You choke and tear off Your gas masks.

And I’d blame the attackers afterwords – when all has flown down the hill from my hilltop position.

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What the h**l in this world does a country like US trust what terrorist say.If you trust terrorists said in simple terms what our puppets say is the truth.

Assad must stay
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Assad must stay

USAF=AQAF

US are too happy to sheet in the russian feet.

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Using chemical weapons on a hilltop fortress town while Your men are in the valley? LOL

The American spokesperson and her backers lack all scientific education and brains.

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USR

They don’t lack any brain. They just don’t care anymore when they lie. Nobody is able to do nothing against their lies (yet). However, time’s changing (slowly but surely) and it will become a time when they will be upheld for all their lies…

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@USR, yes – but the US will loose all credibility again.
The same as their Entente propaganda did after WW I.
Don’t they learn that President Wilson’s Committee on Public Information existed during WWI?

And then the US will be mute because nobody believes them when a false prophet like Hitler comes and really wants to commit a holocaust. And then another Paul J. Goebbels will arrive to carry on where Wilson’s new Committee on Public Information aka US MSM laid out the path of deceit.

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Useless empire why not blame Russia for the chemical weapon United States always gun for weak state cowardly avoid the Russian role in killing the goat fuckers

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Nestor Arapa

Esta es una muestra mas que EE.UU. apoya a los terroristas de manera abierto, ya no es secreto…