Posts tagged as Syrian government

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified

Monday, June 3, 2019

The Kremlin on Monday rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria’s Idlib province, saying it was justified. Trump on Sunday urged Russia and Syrian government forces to stop bombing Idlib, following a Friday Kremlin statement that signaled Moscow would continue to back a month-long Syrian government offensive there. When asked about Trump’s criticism on Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters…

Russia says evidence of Syria chemical attacks was faked

Monday, June 25, 2018

Russia said Friday that the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government of launching chemical attacks against civilians. Russia’s foreign and defense ministries also charged the international chemical weapons watchdog with failing to objectively investigate the alleged chemical attacks and with being subject to political control. Maj. Gen. Igor Kirillov, the chief of the Russian military’s radiation, chemical and biological protection unit, said…