The US state Department has called Russia a priori guilty of himatake in Syria
The US state Department considers Russian a priori involved in a possible chemical attack in Syria. This at a press briefing said the representative of the Ministry Heather Nauert.
“Whoever was responsible for this attack, Russia is responsible for the victims in Eastern ghouta, said Neuert. — There is no doubt that Moscow is protecting its Syrian ally, has violated its obligations to the United States as the guarantor of non-use of chemical weapons, — said the representative of the state Department.
According to the Agency Associated Press with reference to the Syrian “activists and rescuers”, the government forces Monday, January 22, allegedly fired at the area of the ghouta chemical munitions, suffered about 20 civilians. Damascus rejected these allegations.
On Tuesday, January 23, Russia urgently convened the UN Security Council for open debate on the situation in Syria, including new allegations of use of chemical weapons.
In October 2017, the US state Department admitted for the first time the use of chemical weapons in Syria, various terrorist groups. “Extremist groups are using … improvised explosive devices and chemical weapons,” — said in a special warning to American citizens.