domingo, 8 de maio de 2016

Syria: Aleppo ceasefire extended for 72 hours

A new truce that arose after the cease fire agreed to 27 February and which remained in force until 22 April, when violent bombardments caused the death of hundreds of civilians in Aleppo, the second most important city in Syria. During the ceasefire in force, however, there were reports of clashes between rebels and forces of the Syrian Government.

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria #Zakharova held weekly Press Briefing

Last week, it launched an attack on a refugee camp in Idlib governorate, in the North of the country, near the border with Turkey, where at least 28 people were killed. According to the international news agencies, are several children among the victims.

Damascus denied any involvement in what happened and accused the rebels of responsibility for the attacks. According to the armed forces of the Government of Bashar al-Assad, the information would be transmitted by various means of international communication, being totally false.

However, London and Paris were quick to condemn the attacks, attributed to the Syrian army in both cases. Philip Hammond said he was "appalled" and said a "contempt for the regime of al-Assad" after "to ensure that a new truce was reached".

Foreign Secretary PHammondMP: Reports of bombing of a refugee camp in Samarda this evening are horrifying - <a href=""></a><p>â€" Foreign Office (FCO) (forei gnoffice) 5 mai 2016

The France, for its part, ranked the episode as "outrageous" and "unacceptable."

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