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the US is ready to take strong diplomatic and economic measures against the Syrian authorities and the States that support them. This statement was made by U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo in connection with attributed to Bashar Assad attacks the inhabitants of the provinces of Idlib and Aleppo.
“the United States views with serious concern the situation in Northwest Syria, where the United forces of Russia, the Iranian regime, the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah and the Assad regime reportedly carried out large-scale attacks on the citizens of Idlib and Western Aleppo,” Pompeo is quoted by TASS.
According to him, these forces carried out indiscriminate aerial bombardments and ground attacks in which thousands of civilians have come under fire in Maaret al-Numan. This evidence and the sources from which Pompeo has received this information, he had not.
Earlier, the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties, major-General Yuri Burenkov has denied data about the blows allegedly struck by Russian aircraft on civilian targets in Iglinsky area of de-escalation. He stressed that since the ceasefire of Russian air force sorties does not take place.
the cease-fire took effect in the Syrian province of Idlib at midnight on January 12. At 13:00 Moscow time their work began three checkpoints for the civilians. Humanitarian corridors had been prepared in the district towns Gubat in the South of Idlib, Abu Duhur in the East and al-Khader to the South of the province of Aleppo.
Four zones of de-escalation in Syria was established in accordance with the may agreement 2017 at the talks in Astana the representatives of Russia, Iran and Turkey. In 2018, three areas came under the control of Damascus.
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