Syria’s permanent representative to the UN Bashar ja’afari has accused France in the attack on the village in the North of the country on 19 July, which killed 164 people. He believes that the French air force struck in retaliation for the attack in nice, reports TASS.
Jaafari said that the French wanted to punish the terrorists of the Islamic state (banned in Russia), but miscalculated.
The diplomat added that the terrorists used the villagers Tokhars in the vicinity of Manbij as human shields, and themselves before the strike left the village.
“The President of France wanted revenge for what happened in nice, and killed 164 civilians in this Syrian village, twice more than nice,” said Jaafari at a meeting of the UN Security Council.
Earlier, the Syrian foreign Ministry urged the United Nations to condemn the airstrike, the perfect July 19 near the town of Manbij.