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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) Official Syrian sources state that telephone intercepts between terrorists, affiliated to the so-called “Shuhada al-Bayada Battalion” and their Saudi Arabian liaison, called Adulbasit, clarify that foreign-backed terrorists have used a chemical weapon in Deir Balba, in the countryside of Homs.

Meanwhile, Russia rejects accusations of having blocked a Security Council resolution on chemical weapons use in Syria. Russia´s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry call for an objective investigation into chemical weapons use in Damascus. The Chinese government urges the United Nations chemical weapons inspectors, who are in Syria on invitation of the Syrian government, to fully cooperate with the Syrian authorities and to maintain an objective stance.

Syrian authorities have intercepted a telephone conversation between a member of the so-called Shuhada al-Bayada Battalion and the terrorists Saudi Arabian liaison, called Adulbasit.

The recording of the telephone intercept provides critical evidence for the terrorist groups use of a chemical weapon in Deir Ballba, in the countryside of Homs and has been broadcast on Syrian National Television.

During the conversation, the member of the Shuhada al-Bayada Battalion told his Saudi Arabian liaison, that the group is comprised of 200 members, who have escaped from al-Bayadah to al-Daar al-Kabera through a tunnel. He added, that the group needs to buy weapons to launch attacks on the city of Homs.

The Cairo – based Saudi Arabian financier in return, asked the Syrian terrorists about details about the group and was told, that one of the achievements of the “Battaliaon” was the use of chemical weapons in Deir Ballba.

The Saudi Arabian financier then asked the terrorist details about how the group plans to receive the money and other details needed for a transaction, assuring the caller about his support, and stating that he supports groups in the countryside of Daraa and Damascus.

Another intercepted phone call revealed that terrorist groups were cooperating to deliver two bottles of the deadly and internationally outlawed war nerve agent Sarin from from the Barzeh neighborhood of Damascus.

In June 2013, Syrian Armed Forces seized 2 kilograms of the deadly nerve agent Sarin in the Faraieh district of the city of Hama, from terrorists belonging to Jabhat al-Nusrah.

Pertaining the Alleged Chemical Weapons Attack on 21 August 2013 and the Subsequent Emergency Session of the UN Security Council. The Russian Foreign Ministry has rejected the claims, that Russia has blocked a UN Security Council Resolution on chemical weapons use in Syria as being untrue. On Thursday, the Ministry issued a statement, saying the

” There is a complete misrepresentation of what has been said and that Russia has blocked something at the Security Council is untrue”. 

Both the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, have called for an objective investigation into the possible use of chemical weapons in the countryside of Damascus on 21 August 2013.

A report on nsnbc international, from 22 August, published under the title “Chemical Weapons Propaganda Prompted Security Council Session”, nsnbc outlines several important aspects of the alleged, large scale chemical weapons attack and ties it to plans to launch a major political and military campaign against Syria in August and September 2013.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has urged the chemical weapons inspection team, which is currently visiting Syria to fully consult with the Syrian government and to “maintain an objective stance when probing the alleged use of chemical weapons in the countryside of Damascus on Wednesday”. 

This article at NSNBC on 23/08/2013


Christof Lehmann – Dr. Christof Lehmann is the founder and editor of nsnbc. He is a psychologist and independent political consultant on conflict and conflict resolution and a wide range of other political issues. His work with traumatized victims of conflict has led him to also pursue the work as political consultant. He is a lifelong activist for peace and justice, human rights, Palestinians rights to self-determination in Palestine, and he is working on the establishment of international institutions for the prosecution of all war crimes, also those committed by privileged nations. On 28 August 2011 he started his blog nsnbc, appalled by misrepresentations of the aggression against Libya and Syria. In March 2013 he turned nsnbc into a daily, independent, international on-line newspaper. He can be contacted at nsnbc international at nsnbc.wordpress@gmail.com