Maria Zakharova, official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, claimed that the IS fighters' usage of chemical weapons will rise to large-scale and transboundary level.
The IS is known to have obtained access to scientific technical documents on the production of chemical weapons. They also seized chemical enterprises and engage foreign specialists in the synthesis development of the chemical warfare agents.
According to Zakharova, there is a threat of the extension of their terror activity beyond the territories of Syria and Iraq, as well as the whole Middle Eastern region.
Pravda.Ru reported that the American authorities have actively supported the Syrian opposition for some years, which practiced radical Islam and opposed the secular regime of Bashar al-Assad with weapons in their hands. Namely these groups, which used to carry out mass murders of the peaceful population of "unorthodox" faith (Christians and Shias) established the Islamic State in 2014. Nonetheless, the US continues to support the Syrian fighters.
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