NATO distanced itself from U.S. actions in Syria

NATO declined to comment on the information of the General staff of the Armed forces of Syria on the air strike on a warehouse with chemical weapons in the city of Deir ez-Zor, which allegedly caused the BBC the US-led international coalition. About it RIA Novosti said an unnamed representative of the Alliance.

“NATO is not in Syria. For information about the air operations of the United States, please contact U.S. authorities,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to the General staff of the armed forces of Syria, 12 April the international coalition aircraft bombed a warehouse in Deir ez-Zor, which kept chemical weapons of terrorists “Islamic state” (IG, an organization banned in Russia), killing hundreds of civilians. According to the military, this proves the presence of militants in the chemical munitions.

April 4 at controlled Syrian opposition Khan shaykhun unidentified aircraft were dumped chemical munitions (according to the Russian military aircraft did not use such weapons, and bombed the Arsenal of fighters, which turned out to be chemical weapons), killing at least 70 people and hundreds were injured.

Washington has accused the government of Syria in the organization himataki. Three days later the us military by order of the President of Donald trump has struck cruise missiles on a government air base Shirt.