Britain has accused the Russian Federation in the murder of hundreds of civilians in Syria, Russia’s actions only complicate the conflict

Russia’s actions in Syria only contribute to the continuation of the conflict, and in a few weeks with Russian military intervention had killed several hundred civilians.

This was stated by the British defence Secretary , Michael Fallon, reports The Telegraph.

The district of Aleppo three days left 70 thousand people – a Syrian human rights activist
The head of the U.S. state Department will discuss the Syrian conflict with representatives of the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Jordan

«What Russia is doing, supporting the regime of Assad, makes conflict resolution more difficult. They continue the conflict, peace and people continue to die,» said he.

«The British air force attacks in accordance with clear rules of engagement. They for years have been bombing targets in Iraq and so far of civilian casualties was not. Russians in Syria a couple of weeks and according to independent experts, they killed several hundred civilians,» said Fallon.

Thus, according to him, Russia’s military intervention in Syria should not divert Britain from its main objective, the «Islamic state».

In addition, he expressed concerns about possible collisions with the aircraft of the Russian Federation in the airspace of Syria.

«I’m afraid. One need only look at recent events – were violations of the airspace of Turkey which is a NATO member. There is a danger of accidents, incidents, which only inflame tensions,» — said the Minister of defence of the United Kingdom.

We will remind, on October 16, the Turkish air force has shot down an unknown drone, which had violated the country’s airspace. This was preceded by several incidents of violation of Turkish airspace by Russian aircraft.

The district of Aleppo three days left 70 thousand people – a Syrian human rights activist

At least 70 thousand inhabitants of the villages located South of the Syrian city of Aleppo have left their homes in the last three days.

As reports BBC Ukraine, according to well-known Syrian activist, President of the Union of organizations of medical aid to Syria Zaidun al Zoabi, a village in the district of Aleppo, where he had been deserted.

«We saw thousands of people walking through the fields, and they left their homes in the past, a maximum of 72 hours, he said. — We have seen people who have not even tents, no shelter. People asked about the food, at least some sandwiches. Any medical care. The constant shelling. The sky is filled with bombers and helicopters, and people are scared. They’re scared to death.»

Three days ago Syrian government forces with support of Russian air strikes opened a new offensive against insurgents South of the city of Aleppo.

The head of the U.S. state Department will discuss the Syrian conflict with representatives of the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Jordan

U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that in the coming days will meet with representatives of the leadership of Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Jordan to discuss the Syrian crisis. Chapter of the American depodesta said this at a press conference with Minister of foreign Affairs and cooperation of Spain Jose Manuel Garcia-margallo and Marfil.

According to Kerry, Washington seeks a way to find a political solution to the conflict in Syria, reports TASS. «I will seek agreement with the leaders of Russia, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey and other countries,» the Secretary said during his first official visit to Spain.

However, a source in the Russian foreign Ministry told the Agency that Moscow is considering the proposal Kerry meeting on Syria. «We are about this offer you know, we are working on it», — informed the interlocutor.

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September 30, Russia struck the first airstrike in Syria — but not against the Islamists and the opposition. On the same day, before the bombing, the upper house of the Russian Parliament gave President Vladimir Putin consent to use Russian armed forces in Syria. The decision of the Federation Council of Russia voted unanimously.

According to official data, this question was raised for consideration upon request of the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad on military assistance in the fight against «Islamic state».

Western officials immediately after the application of the Russian air force’s first strikes in Syria has accused Russia that it is not so much bombed positions of the IG, as is declared, how many sighting locations of the Syrian opposition, supported by the United States. The Russian foreign Ministry immediately called such reports «information war», however, the press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said last week that Russia’s actions in Syria aimed not only against ISIS but also against «other terrorist and extremist groups». Thus Peskov made clear that the «terrorists» in Moscow, referring to the opposition fighting against Assad.

Last Saturday, October 3, Putin’s press Secretary said that Russia’s actions in Syria are «absolutely transparent» and directly questioned the existence of «moderate opposition» in this country.

The governments of France, Germany, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the U.S. urged Russia to stop airstrikes on positions of the Syrian opposition.

In Russia expect to carry out air strikes on Syrian territory in three to four months.




Britain has accused the Russian Federation in the murder of hundreds of civilians in Syria, Russia’s actions only complicate the conflict 19.10.2015

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