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yes. it's midnight here in moscow to the headlines another expert breaks ranks from the global chemical weapons watchdog saying the o.p.c. w.'s final report into that alleged attack in the syrian city of duma last year misrepresented the facts plus. a new citizenship lord india sparks violent protests nationwide for a 5th consecutive day since it was signed demonstrators say it's discriminatory for singling out muslims build over a massive illegal migrant flow. and the u.s. calls for denuclearization talks with north korea as pyongyang year end deadline for sanctions relief and stepping up its just felt.
this really choose the morning as it is my name is kevin o. and welcome to this latest 30 minute update stay with me 1st and. being cast over the credibility of the international chemical weapons watchdog the o.p.c. w. as more leaked emails published by wiki leaks reveal concerns from yet another member of the team which probes the alleged attack in the syrian city of duma last year he says the final report into the incident misrepresents their findings. the fact finding mission report does not reflect the views of all the team members that deployed to doom or only one fact finding mission team member a paramedic of the so-called fact finding mission core team was in duma we are not insisting on being right in our assertions but we are demanding to be heard we have been stonewalled throughout by obfuscation exclusion and even thuggish bullying
behavior the alleged chemical attack in early april last year reportedly killed dozens of civilians united states and its nato allies at the time fronts in the u.k. were quick to conduct airstrikes against syrian military targets over it the biggest western military action of the 8 year war the o.p.c. deadly later deployed experts to the scene to investigate the suspected chemical attack and the subsequent report pinned the blame on the syrian government next this morning our senior correspondent were against the of looks deeper into these new revelations. i don't know about the 3 little piglets but the o.p.c. w is having its house blow right down from the inside the 1st whistle blower they dismissed the 2nd they sort of excuse themselves and now in what is an absolute bomb shell their most qualified inspector the f f m report does not reflect the views of all the team members that deployed to duma i found that i was
being excluded from the work for reasons not made clear allegedly the only team member who went to syria and it was allowed to cool write this syria report was the team paramedic and of the chemical inspectors were allowed to pitch in i attempted to submit my report to the f.m. team leaders starting from the 15th of february 29th teen after noting continued reluctance from the f f m team to receive my report i deposited the report in d r a for collection on the 27th of february 29th teen and advised all relevant persons of this shouldn't have bothered seems. no one wanted to read it 48 hours later the u.p.c. w. published its 1st report and sutherland had to really taken a razor to it so much so that the actual team that went to syria didn't recognize it the consensus within the f.m. team was that there were indications of serious inconsistency isn't findings the conclusions appear to have been turned completely in the opposite direction now
that we can exist publish what the preliminary report looked like here's what the u.p.c. w. deleted one evidence that contradicted witness testimony meaning what the alleged witnesses said deferred wildly from the hard evidence found by inspectors to the fact that the hospital videos which shocked the world will think the victims were all actors the spade symptoms inconsistent with chlorine poisoning or poisoning with anything found at the scene 3 and this is the big one in the final report they found chlorine not how much just chlorine which you can fire did your kitchen in any home in any swimming pool maybe your right what about removing trace or some other wording may work i'm still worried that a stock standard phrase such as chlorine containing compounds were detected or similar present the danger of it being misrepresented as a damning conclusion it's
a political word smithing situation not purely technical and it was the anti acid war hawks trumpeted the fact what the o.p.c. w. did is akin to saying you found radioactive materials in someone's house without mentioning it was a tiny amount to use than fire alarms and this on top of previous whistleblower revelations hard math cast doubt that the canisters at the scene were ever dropped their observations of the scene of the 2 locations suggest that there is a higher probability. both cylinders were money placed at those 2 locations rather than being delivered from aircraft it all began with ian henderson when he 1st blew the whistle he was mocked smeared insulted u.p.c. w. claimed he wasn't even part of the team they lied leaked documents clearly show he was working for the u.p.c. w. shame on the o.p.c. w.
you are aware of the highly questionable behavior surrounding this f f m we as others in the team who would like to but are unable are questioning the work practices follow during this investigation we are not insisting on being right in our assertions but we are demanding to be heard we have been stonewalled throughout biopsied exclusion and even thuggish bullying behavior this is more than a rebellion this is a catastrophe for the o.p.c. w a best this is a case of gross negligence worse than i pray i'm wrong this is corruption corruption in the very organization that's supposed to keep the world safe from chemical weapons either way from now on when the o.p.c. w. says something people are going to be thinking twice before taking their word for it. we have reached out to the o.p.c. deborah for comment over the latest legal we get more we'll let you know meantime we spoke to a journalist who attended a briefing by one of the organizations whistle blows. the person who presented all
these findings was a scientist and through and through he was not a politician at all he told us in the beginning he set you can challenge me you can ask any question you and we just one to have our voices heard he stressed the point that their findings were excluded from the final report it was completely the opposite actually and i mean the final report was based on the investigations of interior which was working out sites of syria in a country x. we do not know which this country is but you cannot find evidence on something that happened when you go to a different country you must go to the ground where it happened and you have to look at their. truck in this next protest against new citizenship law in india have reached the capital new delhi since wednesday across the country 6 people have been killed and dozens more injured in the demonstrations over it the muslim community
says it's not only discriminatory against them but also unconstitutional. oh. yeah you. have only read. the law in question would offer a faster truck citizenship for migrants from some neighboring muslim majority countries but the list excludes crucially for a lot of people muslim migrants themselves the indian government insists it's in no way discriminatory probably modi says the law is intended to give respect to those who fled to india and who were forced to live as refugees and call the protests
deeply disturbing but the demonstrations are gaining momentum particularly on the country's university campuses and with from mr modi's government's also been stoked by allegations of police brutality on sunday offices in new delhi stormed the germy is lovely university firing tear gas into telling about a 100 people another 100 were also injured while that did follow violent protests according to reports the authorities now those standards used to beating up students and staff who described the police as a violent mob journalist sarah curran is also a student at that university and says there's just no whatever. there's a few who didn't feel anything is funny and the police started to go get us going to be our guest douglas much to do once example yes non-university the clean back down to the distance i'm going to find and send the 1st ladies and since the police was i needed to identify exactly modestly so it came out and i do you know our city
and it started talking all the students who ended. up with a wrench a nice all glued into. the university that was noisy able to any of the students the b.g.p. government under more the. dance to set up to dance and send us and all of these people especially in the muslims in those events and sent girls about it comes to all of the size of the population muslim mystical insecure boston of the population we don't even own a muslim problem most of the presentation in the parliament and you did about getting the muslims and british out in one of the in the balance the be true the weakest actually not this is the id whoever doesn't cancel on don't want their ideology wouldn't turn out in the country and that cannot be the india was a secular nation. as north korea celebrates yet another missile test washington the sent his representative to neighboring south korea during a briefing in seoul the u.s. special envoy revealed that washington is nowhere near reaching its
denuclearization goals with pyongyang and is calling on them to continue talks. here today let me speak directly to our counterparts in north korea. it is time for us to do our jobs. let's get to stone. we are here and you know how to reach us the u.s. envoy also stressed the president trump remains confident that north korean leader kim jong un is quote committed to the same goal as the u.s. nexus when he goes down off looks at how the tables have turned really over the past number of years on this. trump's relations with north korea have been erratic from loathing to admiration go we are going down sideways across every dimension really. relationship with to me as you probably know korea. getting more interested in early stages they will be met
with fire as a fury but only have a very good relationship with him just is on a suicide mission for himself while now the countries are back watching their relations freefall pyongyang fired the 1st shot literally 2 long range missile tests to rub american faces in it priceless data experience and new technologies gained in the recent tests will be fully applied to the development of another strategic weapon for definitely a more lively restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the u.s. not a pleasant face rubbing for trump this is no one's idea of keeping america great establishing their denuclearization deal has been hailed as a trump's crowning moment as president despite it now seeming as far away as ever but with time thinking away and before north korea's latest test washington acted
like end of year deadline was in its problem. we do not have a year and a deadline there's an artificial deadline set by the north koreans and as fortunately it's a deadline that they've set upon themselves fast forward to after the launch the u.s. special representative for north korea puts on his best poker face and flies out to south korea the same guy you've just listened to saying that the deadlines for pyongyang not them it's the universal time for new year resolutions but for trump it's way bigger than just that it's the result of his entire presidency 2 years ago he. was the queen of the prom playing hard to get with pyongyang standing up his dates dishing out sanctions left and right now he's already conceded in his trade war with china backtracking on tariffs in exchange for a pinky promise from beijing so north korea wants to strike 2 while the
election is hot and trump is soft i think for trump or kind of puts him in a bind because the only thing you have going for him as for the humanity is that he's open dialogue with north korea and of. it goes nowhere because he refuses to offer a north korea anything exchange for demanding to know clarification that he's got nothing to show for reelection campaign simplied 3 year north korea and after the new year if there is no resumption of talks that they would resume their intermediate. i.c.b.m. program under clear weapons program of course i think in reality north korea would probably hold off on that and still hope that talks could resume but they're trying to encourage basically the u.s. to return to the negotiating table a resumption of tensions or resumption of dialogue that's choices up the united states and stead of offering north korea and through the u.s.
hostile policy which threatens its right to survive oh and development then there can be no hope for a solution kim jong un and trump all known pen pals and the u.s. president to enjoy their correspondence a lot i got a very beautiful letter from him yesterday with the letter. to liberty. with a great. love thank you but i really i think he might not enjoy this christmas gift north korea has already put under the white house tree though along with a few into clinton until. too late the new year. we take a minute out just takes to us on our side among so many stories and features there these are some headline issues read the gretz it goes controversy inevitably follows the teen climate fibroids giving brawled now in a twisted dispute with a german trying company over a suggest and should have spent i was sat on the floor as
a picture of it they would pags kind of they should do that well but oh it would run in circles she go on like also that u.s. navy and army cadets facing a backlash for using the ok how we should get adopted recently by some white supremacist is not going to one of those. circle's also to a story about a russian warship that's keeping a weather eye on a u.s. destroyer that entered the black sea on sunday a snapshot of so much more it got lined up for you at r.t. dot com. so they brought you in now. france's mass industrial action as its 3rd week on monday with transport workers causing severe disruptions to road and rail systems nationwide since the beginning of december a public sector employees have been protesting angrily against the government's pension reform plans sometimes violently indeed. kate if.
it's destroyed that power lies to much of paris and further beyond and now it's into its 3rd week initially it was called by public transport workers over a planned changes to the pension system here in france now this strike has grown though in stature and support and the malays hey it is much more than just about pensions as unions are calling for another day of mass demonstrations the rail and metro workers are being joined one school by teachers by firefighters and health workers tens of thousands are expected to protest on tuesday but perhaps the stalker's warning but some of the problems that it's facing have come from medical staff 600 hospital doctors have threatened to quit unless the government injects
money into the health system the doctors warn that budget cuts alone with bed closures and staff shortages are tipping the health system over the edge and it's close to collapse one health worker has told us that it's putting lives at risk normally he can be taken that we as health care professionals want to be able to continue to do our jobs the way we were taught and the way we want to without any discrimination about interests which has become systemic we don't have the equipment but it's not our fault that we are understaffed but that's not. my work in hospital one of our patients died almost a year ago simply because. we don't have enough staff to take care of everyone there was a year ago but nothing has changed since then strikes have been ongoing in the health sector since march last month president matt pledged more hospital funding
and bonuses for staff but that was rejected by the doctors' groups is not doing enough meanwhile the government is poised to push ahead with its reform agenda particularly with the controversial pension reform that's despite the continued opposition on the streets as tens of thousands demand an immediate. well in a further blow to the president back on he has seen the country's minister for pension reform quit john paul daley of wa the high commissioner for pensions was one of my calls most trusted allies he resigned not just over the pensions for all but all through to emerged that he had failed to declare more than a dozen posts that he held in addition to his cabinet job and that corn and his government remain locked in a standoff with the unions and neither side seems willing to budge.
r.t. in paris. united nations is set to continue supporting some 5000000 palestinian refugees for another 3 years the decision was reached after 169 members voted in favor with only 2 the u.s. and israel against the move the united states wants to shift the un's relief services to crucially refugee host countries an issue has been trying to do and influence the edges over before. 2018 the us holds had $360000000.00 in aid while this year over $60000000.00 in security firms the palestinians were stopped donald trump previously claimed the washington received no appreciation or respect for the money it provided to the region but all that said the u.n. agency is still hoping america will have a change of heart over these latest funding cuts. we hope that the american review again just to reconsider the importance of on the raw disservices that we
provided and how it would be affecting the stability in the region one had how we. are really on the right is an element of peace and stability he has been providing health and relief services for policies for a long time says 9049 israel and washington accuses it though of extending the region's conflict by crucially widening refugee status to millions of descendants rather than lead to the original refugees it operates in a large area in the west bank and gaza as well as in jordan lebanon and syria r.t. spoke to some of the refugees it helps direct. have i like my school is the teachers math english and so many other subjects they provide us with all our books and other stationery i hope that my school doesn't get shut down so that i can go and learn so that when i'm older i'm educated people are in real need of this help because it is providing them with many services for example if well food coupons go
it will be difficult as so many families rely on it the situation inside gasser is already so bad we have no jobs and nothing improves for workers or even doctors no one can reach a normal standard of living in the us wants to close the u n r w a because they want to cancel any rights for a few g.'s they want to cancel even the name of refugees so that they can sake there you are w a out of gaza strip. at the end of the day it's a political game by the us in israel they want the palestine issue to die in vanity . checa not a programmer i think might like to see various times or an article or t.v. side of things also any time you like online we've got the story of a man who spent 21 years on death row and escaped 13 execution dates what was that me like i need to be freed after evidence against him was then found to be false. 54 years old it's been $21.00 and a half years on death row on ohio. for
a crime i didn't commit. against the ricci who was tried in ohio for aggravated murder committed in the course of a salad and. the ohio cord was told that kenny into could vantage of the fact that the neighbor in the apartment had been left with only the 2 year old victim inside it was alleged that his intention was for the fire to spread to the lower floor where his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend were sleeping the case relied on that does to moan as if people attending the party who stated under oath that ricci was drunk and had threatened to burn down the building also i wouldn't you want the present and the judges to be as free as well you get his lawyers came to an agreement with the prosecutors. the arson and murder charges were a plea bargain down to child endangerment only one person in the courthouse still believed in ken his guilt. i'll. never particularly good to see
he loves kids. almost 20 years later gaining his lawyers would prove that the investigation had been flawed resulting in the wrong conclusions all those years were stolen from you you just try and make up for the get yourself a life yourself together try. not back every time. just when things go good. the rug pulled out from under me. bloody life. let me take you around the world in one minute 5 seconds astray the 1st bush was a threat. 20 buildings as firefighters warning of what they're calling a mega blaze of the state of new south wales the country's largest city sydney has
been covered in a thick smog with emergency services working around the clock to contain fires outside the city where the hottest days on record this week is put the situation of them for a long time now compounded by extreme heat and dry weather fingers crossed for everyone there. officials in bangladesh have to sift through this they say 10 bodies have been recovered from the charred remains of a factory near the capital dhaka fire tore through a 3 story building there on sunday it's unclear how it all started or crucially how many people were in that factory at the time it's the 2nd deadly factory fire in bangladesh in less than a week. new yorkers have been paying their respects to the special memorial set up for an 18 year old woman fatally stabbed last week it's being reported she fell victim to a robbery attempt police suspect 2 teenagers were involved and they've reportedly apprehended 113 year old in connection with the murder. or at least robbers full of similar gneisenau it's the kind of festive except finally let's get a snow laden tiger are that in eastern siberia where we want to show you how one
mailman's going the extra mile to make sure the post gets delivered on time. i. have seen how far we are from other people it's relatively easy to travel now during winter but in summer you can pass through only by horse or off road recall. first richard everything i have to occupy myself i like the fire of the tea boils because i live like this where i take the newspaper and do the crossword puzzles to kill time.
i deliver letters and if there's no envelope i get to the nearest town by its and sign it and then send it. yeah siberia's very own sense happy christmas to you had read all the best and the thank you for watching as well that's why things are look at this early tuesday morning december 17th from russia and out internationally got various tele made programs in your part of well coming up for me kevin i know the rest of the day have a great day. join me every thursday on the alex simon show and i'll be speaking to guest of the world of politics sports business i'm showbusiness i'll see you then.
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