Russia claims that The White Helmets, a group paid by foreign governments, is preparing yet another chemical weapon scenario in an attempt to falsely implicate the Syrian Government. The United States Government has been simultaneously threatening to attack Syria if there is any sign of a chemical attack - such as the false flag one being prepared by the White Helmets, which have received many millions of funding from US-NATO countries. The article below claims that the filming has already begun, using and abusing orphans.
White Helmets making films of ‘chemical attacks’ with orphans in Idlib – Russian military
(Article first published 12 September 2018 at https://www.rt.com/news/438282-white-helmets-film-chemical-attacks/
The White Helmets have shot at least nine videos intended to serve as proof in accusations that the Syrian government conducted a chemical weapon attack using chlorine against civilians in Idlib, the Russian military claims.
A number of Middle Eastern TV channels and a regional affiliate of a US broadcaster “have shot nine videos, in Jisr al-Shughur city in Idlib province, of a staged chemical attack” that will be blamed on the Syrian government, the Russian Reconciliation Center In Syria said in a statement on Wednesday.
All videos show activists from the White Helmets group, which purportedly provides assistance to civilians, the statement claims.
The Russian military details that on September 11, the White Helmets and terrorists from Tahrir al-Sham (commonly known as Al-Qaeda in Syria) held a meeting following the filming process, in which they selected two out of nine videos for future transfer to the United Nations and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). The remaining videos are to be used for propaganda on social media networks due to the poor quality, the military claims.
At the same time, since September 9, the White Helmets have been staging rehearsals of an alleged chemical attack in Khan Shaykhun, Russian officials say in the same statement, claiming that the rehearsals feature up to 30 civilians, including a dozen children aged 8-12.
Further claims by the Russian military indicate the White Helmets, along with the terrorists, are preparing an “actual use of poisonous chorine-based substances” on the people participating in the filming of the fake videos.
On-the-scene preparations of places for explosions of toxic substances is carried out by members of Hurras al-Din terrorist group (or the Guardians of Religion Organization, which is affiliated with Al-Qaeda), the statement claims.
The militants have selected 22 children and their parents from several villages in the Aleppo governorate who will play parts in staging fake chemical weapon attacks.
Another group of children is comprised of orphans kidnapped from refugee camps, who are meant to be used for the footage of death scenes. It is currently kept in one of the buildings of the Ikab prison controlled by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group.
Signs of activities to prepare staged chemical weapon attacks were reported in Kafir-Zait, the military claims, also naming two villages where toxic chemicals have been delivered to stage provocations.
The White Helmets receives charitable funding from the United States, the United Kingdom, and other western governments.#cite_note-scd-partners-63"> Initially the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office was the largest single source of funding through Mayday Rescue Foundation.#cite_note-telegraph-20150927-64"> As of 2016, SCD state they are also partly funded through Chemonics, a U.S. based private international development company.#cite_note-scd-partners-63"> Funders now include the Canadian government Peace and Stabilization Operations Program,#cite_note-canada-20161206-61"> the Danish government,#cite_note-65">#cite_note-reliefweb-20161205-66"> the German government,#cite_note-mayday-RFQ160816-67"> the Japan International Cooperation Agency,#cite_note-arkgroupdmcc-training-20">#cite_note-maydayrescue-donors-68"> the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.#cite_note-69">#cite_note-nltimes-20161122-70"> the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs,#cite_note-stuff-20161026-71"> the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)#cite_note-usaid-20160527-46"> and the United Kingdom Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF).#cite_note-72"> USAID have contributed at least $23 million from 2013 to March 2016.#cite_note-73">#cite_note-74"> The British government had provided £15 million of funding between 2012 and November 2015,#cite_note-govuk-assistance-75"> increased to £32 million by October 2016.#cite_note-hansard-20161102-76"> As of 31 March 2018, the British government had provided £38.4m in aid to the White Helmets.#cite_note-theguardian-20180510-77"> The SCD has also received individual donations online to their Hero Fund, which provides treatment for wounded volunteers and supports their families.#cite_note-78"> In March 2017, the organization was reported to be operating on a budget of about $26 million.#cite_note-WPOscarwin-9">
In April 2018 the Trump administration suspended the funding of the White Helmets as part of a wider suspension of the funding of stabilization projects in Syria while the U.S. reassesses its role in Syria. The U.S. had provided more than $33 million to support the group since 2013.#cite_note-pri-20180504-79">#cite_note-cbsnews-20180503-34"> On 14 June 2018, the Trump administration authorised USAID and the United States Department of State to release approximately $6.6 million in aid to be shared between the group and the UN's International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism in Syria.#cite_note-80">