Sarin reinforced chlorine – accusations of chemical attacks against Syria could complicate talks between Putin and trump in Hamburg, writes in Thursday newspaper «Kommersant».
Three months after the tragedy in Idlib opponents of the Damascus intensify international pressure on Syrian authorities, accusing them in the regular use of chemical weapons against the opposition. After the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) published a report on the April incident in the town of Khan Shaykhun, the blame for the deaths of civilians in the Damascus, the opposition accused government troops in the new incident – the use of chlorine against opponents of the regime in the suburbs of the capital.
Despite the fact that the Syrian authorities deny these accusations, and Moscow warned of possible provocations, the topic of chemical attacks in Syria threatens to complicate the talks between the U.S. and Russia, which will take place at the G20 summit in Hamburg.
The President of the United States Donald trump held talks with the leaders of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which urged the conflicting parties to unite in the name of unity in the region and combating terrorism, said in another article in this same edition.
On the eve of the deadline of the ultimatum of the Arab States of Qatar, whose government they accuse of supporting terrorist movements. However, after the Doha answer their Arab neighbors the deadline was extended for 48 hours.
As the press release of the White house, the US President pointed to the importance of maintaining regional unity to overcome the threat of terrorism and maintain stability. He also stressed the inadmissibility of the financing of terrorism. The Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, according to Qatar News, agreed on all points with Donald trump and assured him that information about the support of Qatar of terrorism is untrue.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova announced the beginning of a large-scale campaign against the army of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. About this Zakharov wrote on his page on Facebook, who started the campaign, Zakharov is not specified, writes «the Russian newspaper».
«As we warned a few days ago, started an advocacy campaign on «the use of chemical weapons by Damascus». The start is given. These movies will be more, they will be different quality of execution — and such shoddy like this and Hollywood. Fakes will be many planned large-scale campaign» – argues in his blog Zakharova.
Diego Maradona, voted the best footballer of the XX century according to the results of the voting on the FIFA website, think about obtaining Russian citizenship, writes the newspaper «Soviet sport».
Argentine footballer arrived in Russia in the framework of the movement «Russia loves football»and visited Moscow and Saint Petersburg. 56-year-old Maradona visited the final match of confederations Cup Germany–Chile, which ended with the victory of the Germans, reports broadcasting company «Mir».
Earlier, the Argentinian has said it is ready to become coach of the national team of Russia on football and noted that he is a fan of President Vladimir Putin: «I spoke with Putin, then he called me back. He wants something I have done for the 2018 world Cup. I’m a fan of Putin, and I would be happy. All things are possible».
In Syria’s Idlib province, killed one of the leaders of the terrorist group «Islamic state» – the Kosovar Lawkim, Mohajeri nicknamed «the Butcher.» Action, also known under the name Abu Abdullah al-Kosovo, was eliminated in a joint operation of the Russian space forces and the Syrian team Tiger, the newspaper «Komsomolskaya Pravda».
«Once it became known about his death, the Minister of infrastructure of Kosovo pseudo Lofty Zarco visited the family of the leader of the terrorists in Kacanik and expressed condolences. The Chairman of the Islamic religious community in Kacanik Florim Neziraj expressed regret over the death of «the great Muslim fighter» – says the publication with reference to the Greek media.