Moscow declared innocence to the attack on the humanitarian convoy in Syria

Neither Russian nor Syrian air force has not caused any air strikes on a humanitarian convoy of the UN on the southwestern outskirts of Aleppo. This statement was made official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov, quoted by “RIA Novosti”.

“Moreover, due to the fact that the route of the convoy was passing through territory controlled by the militants, the Russian Centre for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria yesterday, was carried out with the support of unmanned vehicles”, — he said.

Approval Konashenkov on Monday at about 13:40 GMT all humanitarian cargo was safely delivered, after which the Russian Centre of reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria has stopped monitoring the convoy. Further movement of the convoy, according to him, the Russian side is not monitored. All information on the whereabouts of the convoy was known only by controlling these areas of the militants, said the representative of the Russian defense Ministry.

About the aviable column joint humanitarian assistance of the UN and the Syrian branch of the red Crescent society became known yesterday, September 19. According to the press-Secretary of the UN Stefan Guarica, came under fire at least 18 trucks from 31. On the number of victims, the UN announced. In turn, the London-based Syrian monitoring centre for human rights reported the death of 12 people.