An indictment from the Adana Public Prosecutor’s Office has declared that anti-Assad gangs are known to be producing chemical weapons inside of Turkey.
The investigation into chemical weapon production in Turkey continues. Haitham Kassab, the number one suspect in the indictment, has given details of his contacts in Turkey and of work that they have carried out in his statement to the prosecutor’s office. Kassab’s expressions have revealed how Syrian terrorist groups have made Antakya into a center for exporting terrorism.
According to the chemical weapons investigation conducted by the Adana Public Prosecutor’s Office, Syrian terrorist groups set up a camp in the Antakya district of Hatay. Haitham Kassab has openly admitted operations they have carried out, and the network that terrorists established in Turkey.
Haitham Kassab, who was charged with a 25-year prison sentence for being a member of and supplying weapons to a terrorist organization, explained to prosecutors the activities that he conducted in Turkey on behalf of Syrian terrorist groups. Kassab’s confessions showed that Antakya has become the operations center for Syrian terrorists.
Events started when Haitham Kassab rented a home in Antakya on the instructions of Abul Hassan and Tammam, officials of the Syrian terrorist group Ahrar ash-Sham. Following the settling of Kassab in Antakya, the representatives of Syrian terrorist groups began to knock on his door and give him tasks. Kassab supplied electronic circuits for the integrated explosive systems used against armored vehicles in Syria, from the instruction of a terrorist named Abu Ukhba.
Syrian terrorists are quite comfortable in Antakya. In fact, deliveries are being made to a place next to the Antakya State Hospital in the city center. The terrorist group Al Haq Battalion which fights in Homs found Haitham Kassab through a man called Abu Mohammed. The Al Haq Battalion requested chrome pipes from Kassab to be used in the production of mortars. The mortar is the most widely used weapon type against civilians in Syria.
Kassab’s tasks that he completed included providing “time fuses”, “chrome pipes used in the production of mortars” and most importantly providing “raw material for the production of chemical weapons.”
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Terrorists in Syria Ordered 10 Tons of Sarin Nerve Agent in Turkey but UN Still Silent…
A Turkish prosecutor has filed a report to the court in southern Turkish city of Adana, showing Syria militants have been ordering and receiving chemical material from Turkey.
On May 28 Turkish security forces found a 2-kg cylinder with sarin gas after searching the homes of terrorists from the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front who were previously detained.
According to media reports, sarin gas was found in the homes of suspected Syrian militants detained in provinces of Adana and Mersia following a search by Turkish police.
Five Turks and a Syrian citizen, named Haitam Kassap who, who were arrested on the case for allegations of buying chemical weapons in Turkey, have pleaded not guilty, according to the English-language Hurriyet Daily News, which quoted from the indictment.
Prosecution attorney presented the court with a 132-page document which contained prosecution attorney’s gathered evidence of the suspects’ links to terrorist groups in Syria including al-Nusra Front and al-Qaeda-linked Islamic States on Iraq and Levant (Ahrar al-Sham), a report by the Voice of Russia said.
The document says that radical Salafis groups set up a channel for carrying out terrorist attacks inside Turkey.
According to the document al-Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham group had tried to buy large amounts of sarin nerve gas and chemical substances used in manufacturing poisonous materials.
The prosecution believes that the suspects have links to Syrian groups close to al-Qaeda and their leaders and were buying chemical materials from Turkey to send into Syria.
Citing telephone calls made by the suspects, the document shows they ordered at least ten tons of chemicals in total.
“The claim that the suspects didn’t know about the possibility of producing sarin nerve gas from the chemicals they tried to buy is not true which was established when they were testifying,” the document says.
Syrian government has already filed several reports to the United Nations on multiple chemical attacks carried out by foreign-backed militants during the bloody insurgency that has gripped the country since March 2011.
Conflicting reports of an alleged chemical attack near Syrian capital emerged on August 21, which the anti-Syria militants blamed on the Syrian government and prompted US threats of attacking the country.
Syria has categorically denied using chemical weapons and says the attack was a false-flag operation by the militants to open the way for US military action.
On Friday Syria become a full member of the global anti-chemical weapons treaty to show its commitment to ban of using chemical weapons…
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Turkey Indicts 11 Linked With Syria Militants Caught With Sarin Gas…
“Turkey’s police arrested eleven people in connection with an investigation launched late May after security forces received a tip suggesting that some anti-Syria militants were looking to procure materials that could be used to produce chemical weapons.”
The Turkish public prosecutor has issued an indictment for eleven suspects caught with sarin gas in the Turkish province of Hatay, Press TV reports…
The public prosecutor claimed on Friday that the detainees had relations with the al-Qaeda-linked groups of al-Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham Brigades and were in Turkey to produce chemical weapons for them.
The prosecutor completed his indictment as part of the probe into the chemicals seized in the southern city of Adana, located some 150 kilometers (93 miles) from the border with Syria, in late May.
Citing transcripts of several phone conversations between the suspects, the indictment said that a 35-year-old Syrian citizen, identified as Hytham Qassap, established a connection with a network in Turkey in order to procure chemical materials for the terrorist groups fighting in Syria.
The indictment rejected the suspects’ claims about their unawareness of the chemical materials they tried to obtain.
“The suspects have pleaded not guilty saying that they had not been aware the materials they had tried to obtain could have been used to make sarin gas. Suspects have been consistently providing conflicting and incoherent facts on this matter,” the indictment said.
According to the prosecutors, Turkish chemical dealers told the prime suspect Qassap that two of the eight chemicals he was trying to acquire were subject to state approval.
The indictment says Qassap confessed that he moved to the city of Antakya following the instructions of the leader of al-Qaeda-linked Ahrar al-Sham Brigades, Abu Walid.
“After I arrived in Antakya, other rebel groups had come into contact with me. While some had asked me for medicine and other humanitarian aid supplies, others wanted to obtain military equipment,” he told prosecutors.
The investigation was launched after security forces received a tip suggesting that some anti-Syria militants were looking to procure materials that could be used to produce chemical weapons.
Qassap and five Turkish suspects are under arrest while five others have been released.
Sarin has been classified as a weapon of mass destruction in UN Resolution 687.
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