The Russian foreign Ministry said that Russia was not involved in the bombing of a school in the Syrian province of Idlib
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova demanded
investigate the attack on a school in the village of Hass in the Syrian province of Idlib,
which before was lost
more than 20 children, and said that Russia, contrary to claims
common Qatari TV channel Al Jazeera and the British newspaper
The Independent, not involved in this tragedy.
“This terrible tragedy requires immediate engagement of all
international institutions to the investigation. The desired maximum
bringing attention to this tragedy and its immediate
of the investigation,” Zakharov was quoted by TASS.
She noted that a number of media immediately blamed these attacks
on the Russian side. “This is not surprising, but at the same time not
hold water, – said Zakharov. – Al Jazeera, The
Independent and similar in relation to the journalistic profession, media
immediately blamed for this tragedy, the Russian Federation, Russian aerospace forces, the Syrian
armed forces, directly saying that it was a bombing,
carried out by Russia and Syria. It is a lie, Russia has no
relation to this terrible tragedy, this attack”.
She reported that the defense Ministry is now studying the data objective
control, in the near future will make a Declaration.
Permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vitaly Churkin called
the RAID on the school “appalling”, according to “Russian
the newspaper”. Al
Jazeera quoted Cucina differently: “It’s terrible, I hope we haven’t
with it. It is easiest to say “no”, but I’m a responsible person, so
need to know what will be announced by our Ministry of defense.”
The Qatari television channel quoted Syrian Rami Abdul-Rahman,
head of a UK-based Syrian Observatory for
the rights of the person receiving information about the fighting. He is sure that the attack
carried out the Russian planes, and their aim was the village of Hass, in
the number of the school: “the Dead children were pupils (schools), and the plane, as
I guess Russian”, – he said.
The British newspaper The
Independent ruled in lead words: “At least 22 of the student
died as a result of Russian or Syrian bombing villages
Hass near Aleppo, condemned by UNICEF as “iniquity.” In the article
with reference to the Syrian Supervisory Board on said 35 dead.
According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the shelling of the school in
Wednesday, October 26, killing 22 children and six teachers. According to
UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, is the deadliest
a blow to the school since the beginning of armed conflict in Syria, and building
“was subjected to multiple shocks”.
reports that the province has the total of 10 airstrikes on residential areas.
Idlib is a main stronghold of the Syrian opposition, although there
and there are radical groups, said the TV channel. Province
regularly subjected to attacks by the Syrian and Russian military
aircraft, as well as coalition forces headed by USA.