Media: the organizer of the “White helmets” James Le Mesure found dead in Istanbul

СМИ: организатора "Белых касок" Джеймса Ле Мезюрье нашли мертвым в Стамбуле

© AP Photo / Syrian Civil Defense Helmets WhiteOne of the founders of the organization “White helmets” James Le Mesure found dead in Istanbul, reports the newspaper Sozcu , citing a police source.Le Mesure is a former British intelligence officer for MI6.According to the newspaper Sozcu, the body of Measure was discovered by neighbors in the garden of the house where he lived, around 5.30 am on Monday. Arrived at their call, the police found the residence of Masure and rang the door of his apartment. Was opened by the wife who learned from police about her husband’s death. It is noted that this Measure some time used antidepressants.Organization “White helmets”, which received wide recognition and support in the West, declared as its goal the salvation of the civilian population in combat zones, but accused the Syrian authorities of having links with extremists and conducting hostile propaganda activities. The Russian foreign Ministry called the operation “White helmets” part of the information campaign to demonize the Syrian authorities and, in particular, laid upon them the responsibility for the provocation that gave rise to the West to accuse Damascus of applying chemical weapons and to strike blows to objects of the government troops.

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