Oct. 11, 2013
There are reports that some third countries are training Syrian rebels
to use chemical weapons in Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey
Lavrov said. The intention is to put the skill to use in new false flag
actions in Syria, he explained.
The suspected training happened in Afghan territories not under control of the government in Kabul, Lavrov said.
“Some reports indicate that [Al-Qaeda-linked radical] Al-Nusra Front
is planning to smuggle toxic compounds and relevant specialists into
Iraqi territory to stage terrorist attacks there this time,” Lavrov
The Russian minister, who spoke after meeting his Kuwaiti counterpart
Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, warned against any possible
provocations in Syria related to the ongoing process of its chemical
“We are standing for conducting the work in a precise manner in
accordance with the roadmap and without any hindrances. We warn against
any possible provocation,” Lavrov said.
Al-Nusra Front is considered one of the most combat-worthy parts of the militants fighting against Damascus.