[Referring to several past cases of chemical weapons use in Syria, including in Eastern Ghouta and Khan Sheikhoun] Russia has called for inspections by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), but that Russia’s “Western colleagues” moved to block these inspections.
[Referring to a tweet by the Russian Embassy in South Africa, including a photo of what appears to be actors on a film set.] This image accompanied a claim that “English-speaking foreign specialists” had arrived in Syria to stage a chlorine chemical attack in Hama province.
The photo does indeed show a film set, but not “foreign specialists.” In fact, the photo is of the set of Revolution Man, a film produced by Syrian state media. Read more here: www.polygraph.info/a/fact-check-russian-embassy-tweets-misleading-photo-about-syria-/29458058.html, and here euvsdisinfo.eu/a-movie-as-new-evidence-on-fake-chemical-attack-again/,