Russia tries to debunk Syrian gas attack

Posted: April 27, 2018 at 2:50 a.m.
Updated: April 27, 2018 at 2:50 a.m.

Syrians brought to The Hague by Russia in a move to discredit reports of an April 7, 2018, chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma appear at a press conference in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, April 26, 2018, after briefing members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, (OPCW). Russian diplomats claim the Syrians were used in staged videos made in the aftermath of the attack. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Russia ratcheted up its efforts Thursday to try to disprove that a Syrian town was hit by a poison gas attack, taking a group of Syrians, including an 11-year-old boy, to the global chemical weapons watchdog's headquarters to denounce the reports as fake.

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