Lavrov assured that Russia had not cleared the site of the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria
MOSCOW, April 16. /TASS/. Russia has cleared the site of the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, published on Monday an interview with the British broadcasting Corporation Bi-bi-si.
“I guarantee that Russia didn’t clean this place”, — said the head of the foreign Ministry.
The Minister added that the leaders of USA, UK and France are based on data from media and social networks, to mention allegedly held in Syria chemical attack.
I can’t be rude against other heads of state, but you are quoting the leaders of France, Britain and the United States. Frankly, all the evidence to which they refer, based on data from media and social networks.Sergei Lavrov
14 APR USA, UK and France without the sanction of the UN Security Council launched a heavy attack on Syria. According to the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation, was attacked a research center in Damascus, the headquarters of the Republican guard base air defense, some military airfields, army depots. As reported in the defense Ministry, the attack lasted from 03:42 to 05:10 local time (coincides with Moscow), of the 103 objects fired at missiles by Syrian air defenses shot down 71, injured three civilians. None of the missiles was not included in the area of responsibility of air defense of the Russian Federation in Tartus and Mamimi, the Russian anti-aircraft systems were not applied.
With the statement that on April 7 in the city of Duma in Eastern ghouta, chemical weapons were used, by a number of NGOs, including White helmets. The Russian foreign Ministry this message is called information spreading, the defense Ministry said that the White helmets are not a reliable source of news and spreading fabricated information. Representatives of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties held on 9 April, the survey of the Duma, but did not find traces of the use of chemical weapons. Despite this, on 14 April, USA, UK and France without the sanction of the UN Security Council launched a heavy attack on Syria.