The Kremlin commented on the statements about the strikes on hospitals in Syria


The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov commented on the statements about the possible involvement of Russian aviation to the strike on the hospitals made on the eve of the Syrian human rights defenders and the Turkish authorities. “We categorically allot and will not accept such statements. Every time those who make statements, be unable to confirm them”, said press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

He added that the Kremlin “proof and evidence are the reports of the Syrian authorities.” “In this case, the Syrian government has made a number of statements on this subject, where said relative to his position who might be behind the bombs”, — said Peskov.

Yesterday the representative of “Doctors without borders” said the shelling of a supported organization of the hospital in the town of Maaret al-Numan. Later a source in the organization said that in the result of air strikes killed seven people, eight are still missing. The UK-based Syrian monitoring centre for human rights claimed that the strike on field hospital, which killed and wounded “dozens” of people allegedly inflicted on the Russian aircraft.

Later, the Syrian Ambassador in Moscow Riad Haddad said in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24” that the hospital was destroyed by the American air force. “As for the hospital, which was destroyed, actually it was destroyed by the U.S. air force. Russian air and space forces do not have anything to do with it,” said the diplomat, citing intelligence reports of the Syrian authorities.

In the U.S. State Department, meanwhile, claim that aviation does not operate in the area of Idlib and Aleppo, making attacks on extremists in the Eastern provinces of Syria. The American foreign Ministry in a statement before the statement was accused of shelling hospital the government of Bashar al-Assad.

Moscow has repeatedly said that the aim of the airstrikes in Syria become purely terrorist purposes. The foreign Ministry and the defense Ministry demanded evidence of repeated earlier allegations of civilian casualties and allegations of attacks on hospitals, which also sounded and earlier.

Last week, on 10 February, the representative of the Pentagon in Baghdad Steven Warren said that the bombing of Russian aircraft were destroyed two hospitals in Aleppo. The next day the representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov refuted the statement of the Pentagon about the impact on the hospital and accused of strikes on Aleppo, the U.S. air force. Warren in response, it called the accusations of the Ministry of defense “fabrication”.