The state Department called the perpetrators of the attack on a school in Idlib: it “Russia or Syria”
The US state Department following the White house statement said that the shelling of the school in the Syrian province of Idlib involved in either Moscow or Damascus. In the attack, according to the UN, has killed 22 children and six teachers. Earlier the same perpetrators of the attack on the school in the village of Hass called foreign Minister of France.
“I fully agree with my colleague from the White house. We do not sure whose plane it was, but we know from the information that we have, that we are talking about Syrian or Russian (plane) “, – quotes the representative of the state Department, John Kirby “Interfax”.
On the eve of the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova demanded the investigation of the attack on a school in the village of Hass and has said that Russia, contrary to the assertions spread by the Qatari TV channel Al Jazeera and the British newspaper The Independent, not involved in this tragedy.
The defense Ministry said Thursday that the verification of the information provided by UNICEF on strike Wednesday at the school in the village of Hass in the Syrian province of Idlib experts analyzed data of all means of objective control of the air situation over the Northern part of Syria. “None of the aircraft HQs in the area did not go. It is an absolute fact”, – told reporters the representative of the defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov.
In addition, he stated that video evidence of the consequences of the attack on the school were assembled: “We analysed photos and video footage of the alleged “evidence” of the destruction school… Published in a number of foreign media footage of the alleged attack on the settlement Hass are gluing more than ten mounted pieces taken with different resolutions at different times of the day.”
Idlib province in Northwest Syria, it borders with the province of Aleppo. The territory of Idlib in 2015 controlled by the terrorist organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra” (banned in Russia), and Russian planes VC struck the region. In December 2015, the Agency Reuters with reference to the rescuers reported the deaths of dozens of civilians in the air attack by Russian aircraft.