Tillerson believes that Russia should review the question of support for Assad
WASHINGTON, April 6. /Offset. TASS Boris Makarov/. U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson believes that for Russia it’s time to think seriously about whether to continue support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. This was reported on Wednesday the Agency AP.
According to Tillerson, his country has “no doubt” that the Syrian government was responsible for the “heinous attack” in the province of Idlib. According to the Agency, the statement of the foreign Minister made in an interview with journalists accompanying him to meetings with Mexican counterpart Luis Videgaray Caso.
On Tuesday, Reuters, citing the London-based “Syrian monitoring centre for human rights” (The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights) reported that in the city of Khan shaykhun in Idlib province in an attack by Syrian or Russian aircraft killed 58 people, including 11 children. It is argued that the blow could cause of the Syrian government forces, who used “toxic gas”.
Russian and Syrian military has denied any involvement in the incident. Later, the defense Ministry reported that on the afternoon of 4 April, the attack on the Eastern outskirts of Khan shaykhun struck Syrian air force. According to Russian sources, the result was a destroyed shop, where militants made ammunition with toxic substances that were supplied to Iraq, and has also been used in Aleppo.