In the Abu al-Duhur area and on the southern outskirts of Aleppo city, terrorist organizations have been gathering large numbers of militants with weapons

The Russian Defense Ministry said that terrorist organizations are gathering large numbers of militants with weapons in the Abu al-Duhur district of southern Idlib province and on the southern outskirts of Aleppo, while warning of new chemical provocations in Idlib province by the White Helmets organization.

Major-General Yuriy Borenkov, the head of the Russian Coordination Center in Khmeimim, said the night before that Russian intelligence agencies had detected the transfer of missile launchers and armored vehicles by terrorist groups to the southwestern outskirts of Aleppo and the outskirts of Abu al-Duhur in the southeastern part of Idlib province during the last two days.

According to Borenkov, there is information that the heads of the terrorist organization Jebhat al-Nusra, together with the White Helmets, are planning to stage the use of poisonous substances and the destruction of civilian infrastructure in the settlements of Idlib for the preparation of photographs and videos, their distribution on the Internet and in the media, in order to accuse the Syrian Army of using chemical weapons.