“We don’t know yet, the regime of Bashar al-Assad or the Russians caused this airstrike”, – quotes Reuters the official White house spokesman Josh Ernest. “But we know that it was one of them”, he added.
“Even if it did the Assad regime, it must be said that its aircraft can cause such attacks only because the Syrian government supports the Russian government,” – said Ernest.
Earlier, a similar statement was made by foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. “Who is to blame? In any case, it is not the opposition, because it has no planes to drop bombs. It’s either the Assad regime or Russian”, – he said at a press conference.
On the night of October 27, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported that the bombing had destroyed a school in the Syrian province of Idlib. The accident killed 22 children and six teachers.
The Russian foreign Ministry urged to immediately investigate the murder of schoolchildren. “The Russian Federation has no relation to this terrible tragedy, this attack,” — said the official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
Later, the Russian defense Ministry said that information provided by UNICEF on strike on a school in Idlib is not true. According to the official representative of the military Department Igor Konashenkov, appeared in the media videos are gluing assembled segments taken at different times of the day.
Konashenkov said that on October 26 in any one aircraft of Russian air force in this district did not go.
The Iranian FARS news Agency on Thursday reported that in recent days the Syrian and Russian military aircraft attacked various targets throughout the province of Idlib. In summary, which was presented by the correspondent of FARS, and among the objects of air strikes are called settlements Maraa al-Misrin, Idlib, Binnish, Taftanaz and Maarat al Nuuman. The district of Hassa, where there was a school, the material has not been mentioned.