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UN Says Russia Knows Who’s Behind Syria Hospital Strikes

United Nations tellurian rights orator Rupert Colville has pronounced that the deadly atmosphere strikes on several hospitals and schools in northern Syria on Monday could consecrate a war crime.

In a delicately phrased statement, Colville pronounced that the Syrian and Russian governments “should know who is responsible” for the attacks, given they are active in the area in northern Syria where they were carried out, the Reuters news group reported Tuesday.

He also echoed a statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry, that progressing described the bombings of schools and hospitals in Idlib and Aleppo as an “obvious fight crime.”

“If it’s deliberate, conscious targeting, afterwards it might volume [to] a war crime. But at this point, we’re not in a position to make that judgment,” pronounced Colville.

Turkish officials have indicted Russia of carrying out the strikes, a claim that was discharged by Kremlin orator Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday, аccording to the state TASS news agency.

Peskov cited Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad as blaming the attacks on the United States, the report said.

About 50 civilians died as a result of air strikes on Monday on at slightest 5 medical comforts and two schools in northern Syria, according to the UN.

Medical non-governmental classification Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) pronounced in a matter on Monday that the air strikes on one of its hospitals in the Idlib range had been “a counsel attack” though it did not mention who was obliged for the strike.

At least 7 people died and at slightest 8 people were still missing, MSF said.

The offensive came usually days before a “cessation of hostilities” agreement is set to come into effect on Friday. The agreement was announced by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the eve of a confidence discussion in Munich.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/559781.html

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