East StratCom disinformation claim:

Syria has been defying terrorists armed by the French government for the last four years. It has endured a “coup” staged by the CIA, the Mossad, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and France.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 16. November 2015

Debunk claim:

French President François Hollande stated “on delivering weapons we have always said that we want to control these supplies so that they do indeed go to the Free Syrian Army (…) we cannot accept that weapons could fall into the hands of jihadists that we have fought against here”. http://www.france24.com/en/20130920-france-says-ready-arm-syrian-rebels-hollande-assad-fsa-islamists

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Political Capital Institute in Disinformation Review issue 4. The item is located at row number 16 in the report.

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