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Secretary General of the Arab League: operation of Russian Air Forces in Syrian doesn’t contradict international law

Secretary General of the Arab League: operation of Russian Air Forces in Syrian doesn’t contradict international law

Secretary General of the Arab League: operation of Russian Air Forces in Syrian doesn’t contradict international law
February 22
20:51 2016

“Russia is carrying out military operation in Syria at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, that is allowed by the article of the UN Charter giving the right to individual and collective protection,” the regional Secretary General of organization Nabil Elaraby said.

According to him, Russian military operation in Syria is consistent with international law, however, the League of Arab States (LAS) is concerned about the civilian casualties due to airstrikes in Cairo on Monday.

The diplomat is convinced that to succeed in the political settlement of the Syrian conflict is possible onlyafter an immediate ceasefire by all parties to the conflict“.

He says that his criticism of the actions of Russian Air Forces in Syria a few days ago due to information about the destruction of civilian objects and civilian casualties, but it was not about the operation in whole.

 

 

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