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All soil samples, fragments and shells with the same sarin found in Aleppo were long ago handed over to the U.N. by the Russian Aerospace Forces, but this evidence has been ignored.

Summary of Disinformation

All soil samples, fragments and shells with the same sarin found in Aleppo were long ago handed over to the U.N. by the Russian Aerospace Forces, but this evidence has been ignored.

Disproof

According to the OPCW, Russia offered to provide the fact-finding mission (FFM) with samples and other materials from Aleppo. In response, the FFM contacted the Russian Foreign Ministry by telephone to arrange where the samples should be delivered, proposing two options – Damascus or The Hague. The Russian side, however, never responded to the proposal and never delivered the samples.bit.ly/2pc8HLX, .

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Reported in: Issue 67
Date: 07.04.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, Syria
Keywords: Aleppo, Chemical weapons/attack, UN, Syrian War
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Parlamentskaya Gazeta, the official newspaper of Russia’s parliament
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