MOSCOW, November 3. /TASS/. The actions of the military and the U.S.-led coalition in the area At Tanfa can be regarded as a war crime, in particular they do not provide assistance to refugees who suffered during a firefight in the area of the camp of er-Rukman 29 Oct. This was stated to journalists on Friday at the Russian Centre for reconciliation the warring parties in Syria.
According to Russian experts, the incident occurred on October 29 in the area where American military advisers, according to Syrians gather fighters from Eastern Kalamoun, Umm al-Qaryatayn in the Syrian desert and for the formation of another “moderate opposition” – the “National Syrian army”. As reported in the center, it is based on the group “Jaish Aswad al-sharqiya” (the”Eastern lions”), “Kuwata Shahid Ahmad Abdu” and “Liwa Shuhada al-Qaryatayn” (“martyrs Brigade “al-Qaryatayn”).
The center reported that the cost of hiring fighters from each group set in the course of bargaining of the American advisers with them warlords. In the end, the income of militants from different gangs even one group can vary considerably. Because of this, October 29, near the refugee camp of al-Rakban there was a serious clash between militants groups of “martyrs Brigade “al-Qaryatayn” and “Eastern lions”. As a result, the victims of the conflict began 13 Syrian refugees serious gunshot injured more than 20 people, including children.
Thus, emphasize in the center, the American side has not provided any medical aid to the wounded refugees. It is such actions of the us military and the international coalition in the area At Tanfa constitute a flagrant violation of international humanitarian law and may amount to a war crime, signed in the Centre on reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria.
The humanitarian situation in the area of Et-Tanpa
The humanitarian situation in the area remains the most acute, pointed in the center.
According to the report, because of the actions of the United States, illegally deployed a military base there, and forbade under threat of destruction to come closer to her 55 km, tens of thousands of Syrian refugees in the camp er-Rukman are deprived of humanitarian assistance. Information about the dire humanitarian situation in al-Rukmani confirm the families of the Syrians who were able to leave the area At Tanfa.
The Russian military has repeatedly warned about the deteriorating situation for refugees in al-Ruksana. In particular, on October 25 in the Center for conciliation said that in the camp continue, “drug trafficking, propaganda and the recruitment of people into terrorist organizations.” The Center also noted that the U.S. command does not provide access to the refugee camp representatives of international humanitarian organisations and together with the militants of hindering the delivery of humanitarian supplies for those in er-Rogbane people.