Contradictions in the assessments of the situation in Syria will not affect the cooperation between Moscow and Washington, said press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. His words on Thursday, April 6, the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
“Current differences, including fundamental differences, are constant companions of Russian-American relations, especially in recent years”, — said Peskov.
In the opinion of the representative of the Kremlin, even such essential contradictions, as the assessment of the reasons for the current situation, are unlikely somehow radically change the spirit and character of Russian-American relations.
Peskov also commented on the pictures of the victims of the Syrian children that were shown in the UN security Council by US Ambassador Nikki Haley. “How many more children need to die before Russia will attend to this?” — she asked the members of the security Council. According to Peskov, such actions can be a regular expression of emotions and may not have any relation to the actual situation.
“Demonstration photos can certainly be an important proof of certain facts, but may not be the same, maybe a kind of, shall we say, emotional gesture, no more,” — said the press Secretary of the head of state. He noted that earlier the UN security Council were shown different materials as the different evidence, “not only on paper but also in glass packaging”.
At the same time, he noted that “the death of children is what Russia is trying to prevent in Syria.”
On 4 April it was reported that unidentified aircraft dropped on opposition-controlled city of Khan shaykhun chemical munitions. Killing at least 58 people, injured about 200. Indicated that is affected saliva is a sign of chemical poisoning.
The President of the United States Donald trump blamed for the chemical attack in Syria on President Bashar al-Assad. In turn, U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson stressed that those who “protect and support Assad, including Russia and Iran,” should not have illusions about him and his intentions.