has lied about Moscow terrorist assault – British MP

22 has lied about Moscow terrorist assault – British MP

Washington and London have been too fast to pin the blame on Islamists, George Galloway has mentioned

The declare by the US, UK and their Western allies that the lethal terrorist assault at Crocus Metropolis Corridor exterior Moscow was carried out by Islamic State (IS, previously ISIS) was most probably a “lie,” British MP George Galloway mentioned on Sunday.

On his Mom of All Discuss Exhibits (MOATS), he questioned the narrative propagated by Washington and its allies instantly after 4 gunmen stormed the live performance venue exterior of the Russian capital, killing over 130 individuals and leaving greater than 180 injured.

Moscow has not but commented on the potential organizers or their motives following the terrorist act.

US Nationwide Safety Council spokesman John Kirby, who commented on the tragedy nearly instantly after the assault, mentioned Washington had seen “no indication” that Ukrainians have been concerned. Later, some Western media, together with Reuters and CNN, reported that IS had claimed duty for the terrorist assault.

“When the US and the UK and others swiftly tried to reassure me that it was solely ISIS [that] carried out this mass homicide in Moscow, I knew routinely that they have been mendacity,” Galloway mentioned.

He then pointed to what he referred to as suspicious and “unexplained” actions by some Western politicians and officers, together with Kirby’s assertion.

The British lawmaker drew specific consideration to the truth that the US official had confirmed that Washington had referred to as on its residents to steer clear of crowded locations in Moscow as not too long ago as the start of March.

Kirby did say that the US embassy in Russia had issued a safety alert on March 7, warning that “extremists” have been planning an imminent assault in Moscow. He nonetheless denied that it had something to do with final Friday’s assault. “I don’t suppose that was associated to this particular assault,” he mentioned.

Galloway additionally pointed to the truth that former US President Barack Obama had paid a shock go to to Downing Road simply days earlier than the Moscow assault. “Nobody, nobody has defined the unannounced go to,” he mentioned.

The UK media reported on the time of the go to that the previous US chief had allegedly mentioned a broad vary of matters, together with AI, with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak throughout an hour-long “courtesy go to.” 

One other episode talked about by Galloway concerned US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland, who promised some “good surprises on the battlefield” for Moscow this yr. “Ukraine will make some very sturdy success,” she mentioned in January, with out offering any additional feedback on the problem.

Galloway cited these info as “items of proof” suggesting that “the US, its NATO allies and their proxy servant… [the] state of Ukraine… have been in actual fact liable for this mass homicide.”

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