U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that he felt like “a parallel universe”, listening to the speech of the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov at the briefing of the security Council in the framework of the UN General Assembly, reports Reuters.
In his speech, Lavrov called for a “thorough and impartial investigation” of the incident on 19 September airstrike on a humanitarian convoy in the Syrian province of Aleppo. He said that the agreement Russia and the US concluded on 9 September in Geneva, will only work with an integrated approach of all parties to this issue.
Lavrov said that the truce was fulfilled only Syrian army and the opposition did not reply to this “reciprocity”. “We have expressed to our American colleagues with information on 300 cases of violations of the cessation of hostilities on the part of “Ahrar al-sham and a number of other opposition groups, the names of which were given to us in the list of the structures that supposedly joined the ceasefire” — quoted Lavrov, “RIA Novosti”.
Kerry after the speech, Lavrov said that the incident on 19 September the attack on a humanitarian convoy in Syria “raises doubts” as to the commitment of Russia and the Syrian government to the Geneva deal.