“It turned out that the British citizen James Le Mesurier, who was in charge of them (“ White Helmets ”- RT ), was a swindler who was only interested in a luxurious life. For years he led the authorities of the United States, Britain, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands by the nose, ”RIA Novosti quotes him as saying.

Venediktov specified that Le Mesurier was ready to fabricate any sensational materials for the "giant grants".

In December 2019, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that the co-founder of White Helmets could talk about the organization's provocations.

In November 2019, Turkish media reported that the body of one of the founders of White Helmets, former British intelligence officer James Le Mesurier, was found by neighbors in the garden of his house in Istanbul.

White Helmets have confirmed the death of one of the founders, a former British intelligence officer. According to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Le Mesurier could have been killed with the assistance of Western intelligence services led by the CIA.