Sarin gas materials brought via Turkey to Syrian IS camps: MP

(From RT)

Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Syria received all necessary materials to produce the deadly sarin gas via Turkey, a Turkish MP claimed, citing evidence from an abruptly closed criminal case. Speaking to RT, Eren Erdem said there is ground to believe of a cover-up.

Eren Erdem

Eren Erdem

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) member, Eren Erdem, brought up the issue for public discussion in parliament last week. He accused Ankara of failing to investigate Turkish supply routes used to provide terrorists with toxic sarin gas ingredients.

Sarin gas is a military-grade chemical that was used in a notorious attack on Ghouta and several other neighborhoods near the Syrian capital of Damascus in 2013. The attacks were pinned on the Syrian leadership, who in turn agreed to get rid of all chemical weapons stockpiles under a UN-brokered deal amid an imminent threat of US intervention.

Addressing parliamentarians on Thursday, Erdem showed a copy of the criminal case number 2013/120 that was opened by the General Prosecutor’s Office in the city of Adana in southern Turkey. Speaking to RT later, Erdem explained the basis of his accusations in detail. Read More



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