The official representative of State Department of the United States of America John Kirby made angry accusations against the Kremlin after reports of shelling in Aleppo convoy of humanitarian aid of the UN and the red Crescent. According to the American side guilty in this tragic incident according to the tradition, should become Russian.
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
As previously reported, the attack on a car convoy consisting of 31 trucks with humanitarian aid meant for the residents of the remote village of Orum al-Kubra, occurred on 19 September in the vicinity of Aleppo. According to available data, in the result of a blow suffered 18 cars, killing people, including UN staff.
“On a convoy of the UN and the Syrian red Crescent attack near Aleppo. The column consisted of 31 of the truck, the attack damaged оказались18 of them…We are shocked that humanitarian workers again suffered from the brutality of the conflict”, – said the press-Secretary of the UN Stefan Dujarric, quoted by Reuters.
Commenting on the incident, the US for its part did not fail to insert the pin for the incident of Russia, explaining their charges to the fact that the route of this convoy was known to the Syrian authorities and the Russian military, and, supposedly, this gives reason to believe that the shelling of the convoy is, guess three times who.
“U.S. outraged by reports of the bombing humanitarian convoy near Aleppo and the fact that the humanitarian mission were killed, trying to provide aid to the Syrian people… the White house intends to raise the issue directly with the authorities of the Russian Federation, and to review future prospects for cooperation with Russia on the background of flagrant violations of the ceasefire regime,” – said in his statement, state Department spokesman John Kirby, also accusing Russia of failure to fulfill commitments undertaken in Geneva, to facilitate the unimpeded delivery of humanitarian assistance to the Syrian citizens.
The United States is outraged by reports that a humanitarian aid convoy was bombed near #Aleppo today. pic.twitter.com/yCurP3rwUV
— John Kirby (@statedeptspox) 20 Sep 2016