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Thursday, January 18, 2018

The state Department explained the word about Kerry’s “war crimes” Russia


The words of John Kerry about the war crimes in Syria has angered Moscow, which has threatened “legal consequences” for such statements. Immediately followed by a response from the US state Department.


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John Kirby

U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry accused Russia and the Syrian authorities of committing “war crimes” during military action in Syria and called for an investigation.

Read the story: How Russia will react to the accusations of Kerry’s crimes in Syria

The Russian foreign Ministry said that such statements are “legal implications” and playing with words is not necessary.

But the state Department clarified that Kerry was not formally accused Russia, but only expressed “his sincere opinion.”

According to a state Department spokesman, John Kirby, was quoted by RIA Novosti, Kerry meant that it was necessary “these violations of international law,” to investigate properly, as they “can potentially be classified as war crimes”. This investigation, said Kirby should be conducted “in the framework of the UN and the international community.”

The deployment of Russian troops in Syria. Chronicle of events
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