In connection with reports about the deaths of civilians in the bombardment of the Iraqi city of Mosul Moscow asked the UN Security Council special briefing. On Monday, March 27, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, reports TASS.
“I don’t think the security Council will be able with one voice to speak about what happened. Nevertheless, we ask questions, their calls will reveal”, — quotes Agency the words of the Minister.
According to Lavrov, he is surprised that the bombing of Mosul continued for one hour.
Iraqi media reported earlier that the March 17 bombing of Iraqi cities killed about 200 civilians. Presumably, the air strikes on the positions of militants of the international terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) attacked the United States.
The Pentagon began checking reports of civilian deaths. 25 Mar the Ministry said that at the request of the Iraqi authorities attacked the city, but his involvement in the incident is not confirmed.