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Thursday, February 22, 2018

The defense Ministry responded to the accusations of the USA in shelling of convoy in Syria

Aircraft of the aerospace defence forces of Russia and the Syrian air force did not inflict blows on the humanitarian convoy of the UN in the area of Aleppo, said the Ministry of defence. In the military carefully analyzed the movies from the scene and found no signs of shelling.

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The official representative of the defense Ministry major-General Igor Konashenkov denied accusations of the USA attack a humanitarian convoy of the United Nations in Syria, reports RIA Novosti.

According to him, the Russian military has carefully studied and analyzed the video of the so-called “activists” from the scene, but found no sign of interference with the column of any ammunition. Konashenkov pointed out the lack of typical funnels, and also drew attention to the fact that vehicles don’t have hull damage and faults structures from the blast wave of aviareps.

All demonstrated in the video frames is the direct result of the fire load, which is started simultaneously with the implementation of a large scale militant attack on Aleppo, the General said. “Who caused it and for what purpose – I can only answer as always “accidentally” caught on the spot with cameras representatives close to (banned in the Russian terrorist group – ed.) “Dzhebhat an-Nusra” organization “White helmets” – said the representative of the Russian military.

Konashenkov said that the Russian Center reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, accompanied the convoy with the help of drones, as its route passed through the territory controlled by the rebels. When the cargo was delivered, the Russian military had stopped monitoring the convoy. “All the information about the location of the convoy was known to only controlling these areas of the militants,” – said the official representative of the Ministry of defense.

The attack on the convoy of humanitarian assistance to the joint UN and the Syrian branch of the red Crescent society took place on September 19 in the district of Aleppo. As a result of shelling killed one volunteer and 20 civilians.

Advance Washington blamed Russia, arguing that the route of the motorcade was known only to the Russian military and the Syrian authorities. “The white house intends to review the future prospects for cooperation with Russia on the background of flagrant violations of the ceasefire regime”, – said the official U.S. state Department spokesman John Kirby. In the Kremlin accusations against Russia and Syria called unfounded.


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