There is no genetic material that would make it possible to conclude that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State (IS, terror group, outlawed in Russia), was killed in a US raid, Director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin told TASS on Friday.

“There is no genetic material, which would allow us to say that with 100-percent certainty,” he emphasized.

On October 27, US President Donald Trump said that al-Baghdadi had been killed during a special operation in Syria’s Idlib Governorate. He thanked Russia, Iraq, Syria and Turkey for their assistance.

Meanwhile, the Russian Defense Ministry said it had no reliable information on al-Baghdadi’s death. The international community called the killing of al-Baghdadi an important but not decisive step, calling for continuing the war on terror.

 

Source: TASS

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Willy Van Damme
Willy Van Damme
2019-11-02 19:18

The Us said that in fifteen minutes their DNA research showed him to be Baghdadi. However it takes as an absolue minimum 90 minutes to be certain. The US is lying as usual or has a new methode unknown to the scientific community at large. Funny. Maybe they can explain.

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2019-11-02 22:43

No body,No DNA, No definitive proof. Asset officially out of service. Died long time ago or in hiding elsewhere is my guess.

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-11-02 14:37

Then on what basis the Russians earlier claimed they bombed Abu Bakr Bhagdadi last time in the Syria Iraq Border & claimed the death as a definitive kill in their fighter air craft bombing the house / place where ABAB was supposed to be holed up? Neither the Russians show any evidence to back their claim too.