During the air strike on the city of Idlib in Syria, which is controlled by opponents of President Bashar al-Assad, killed at least 23 people, Reuters reported citing the London-based Syrian center for monitoring the observance of human rights. According to human rights activists, the strike was the Russian air force, he became the most powerful since the agreement on ceasefire in February.
Among the dead were at least seven children, attacks, according to the Observatory, were struck at several targets in the city, one of them is located near the hospital.
The Agency notes that the city has several factions, including groups associated with “al-Qaeda” terrorist organization “Dzhebhat an-Nusra front” (banned in Russia).
A day earlier, the Observatory said that in Aleppo as a result of shelling and bombing the Syrian army killed at least 35 people, including seven children and three civilian women.
Russian defense Ministry has not yet commented on this information.
May 30, the Center for conciliation of the warring parties in the Syrian Arab Republic reported that the number of settlements that joined the reconciliation process has increased to 126, while continuing negotiations on accession to the cessation of hostilities with the field commanders of armed opposition groups in the provinces of Damascus, HOMS and Hama.
“Russian aerospace forces and the Syrian air force on opposition militias, declared a cessation of hostilities and reported in the Russian or American centers of reconciliation for information about his location, strikes did not cause”, — stated in the message Centre. At the same time, the Center noted that the grouping of the international terrorist organization “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra” do not stop attempts to undermine the cessation of hostilities.
Earlier, the defense Ministry rejected the accusations in the airstrike on the hospital, “al-Quds” in Aleppo. “Psevdonovost about the bombing of the hospital, “al-Quds” was replicated by many leading international media as an example of failure in Syria the Russian-American agreement on the ceasefire”, — said the representative of Department major General Igor Konashenkov.
Defense Ministry spokesman noted that “the technology of such information “stuffing” not new”, but the Russian side has repeatedly disavowed them.
From February 27, in Syria a regime of a ceasefire agreed between Russia and the United States. It does not apply to groups deemed terrorist by the UN security Council.