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‘In detail’: Russia gives US intel on planned chemical weapons provocation in Syria

Moscow has briefed US diplomats on a plan by militants to stage a false flag chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Idlib province meant to frame Damascus, the Russian ambassador in the US has said.

Anatoly Antonov, the Russian ambassador in Washington, confirmed to the media on Wednesday that he had met with the US special representative to Syria, James Jeffrey, and David M. Satterfield, acting assistant secretary of state for near eastern affairs.

The attendees of the rare meeting and the fact that it had taken place earlier this week was revealed by US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert during a daily briefing.

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