Disinfo: US supplying terrorists in Syria covering packages as Covid-19 diagnostic tests

Summary

The US has been supplying terrorists in Syria and covering the packages as Covid-19 diagnostic tests. This is why the US needed to have two border crossings into Syria from Turkey. Russia vetoed this resolution, as two checkpoints would simplify US efforts to support terrorists.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative claiming that the US is supporting or working together with terrorists in the Middle East.

The claim followed after Russia and China vetoed the draft resolution of Germany and Belgium to leave two border crossings into Syria open for another six months.

Since 2012, the United States has provided more than $11.3 billion in humanitarian assistance to help Syrians in need. The US has also provided more than $31 million for the COVID-19 response in Syria.

See a similar disinformation case that the US sends humanitarian aid to terrorists in Syra here.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 205
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/07/2020
  • Language/target audience: Georgian
  • Country: US, Syria
  • Keywords: humanitarian aid, Terrorism

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