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Monday, October 24, 2016

Putin said he knows who killed a UN convoy in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at an investment forum “Russia calling!” said he knows who killed a humanitarian convoy of the United Nations in Syria. As a result, States in the UN security Council brought charges in the destruction of machinery to Russia.

photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

According to Putin, the attack was carried out by “one of the terrorist organizations. And we know that the Americans know about it, but I prefer to take a different position, to engage in baseless accusations against Russia.”

This application is the U.S. Putin has called “pressure and blackmail against Russia never will be”.

The incident with the joint convoy of the UN and red Crescent took place on September 19. Of the 31 who were in the car gets destroyed 18 also killed at least 21 people.

We will remind that earlier the Russian authorities to put forward his version of the incident with the convoy: the defence Ministry stated that the convoy was destroyed by fire, which began simultaneously with the assault on anti-Assad forces, Aleppo.

The destruction of the convoy was a new reason for criticism of the West against Russia, then our country has blocked UN resolution on ending the bombing of Aleppo.

The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson has predicted the transformation of Russia into a pariah state in case of continuation of such operations in Syria, but the defense Ministry spokesman called his statement “Russophobic hysteria”.


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