MOSCOW, February 9. No evidence for the statements about the allegedly existing among the civilian population victims of Russian air strikes in Syria by anyone and are not presented. This was stated by President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, commenting on announced on Monday by German Chancellor Angela Merkel information.
Zakharov: Russian Federation did not present the facts of civilian casualties in Syria air strikes
“As for the words of the Chancellor on the alleged casualties in the air strikes of Russian aviation in Syria, then surely we should pay attention to the fact that, in spite of the huge number of such statements, still nobody had presented any credible evidence these words,” – said the representative of the Kremlin.
He recalled the period of two-three years ago, when “unfortunately, we have not heard such assessments barbaric acts of terrorists that have occurred on Syrian territory, effectively clamping the ring of the Syrian armed forces and the legitimate government in Syria”. “Then neither of whom we have not heard such statements,” – said Peskov.
The Syrian conflict and the main stages of its settlement
“Of course, we once again call upon all very carefully and responsibly to use some interpretation in the fragile situation that now exists in Syria and around the Syrian settlement,” said the press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation.
Statement Of Angela Merkel
On Monday in Ankara, German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a joint press conference with Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu that “horrified by the suffering of tens of thousands of people forced to suffer due to the bombing, including the Russian side”.
The Chancellor in this regard recalled the resolution of the UN security Council that requires all parties to immediately stop attacks against civilians and civilian objects.