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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria and Crimea
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
At her weekly press briefings, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below) focuses heavily on Syria because of ongoing operations to liberate the country from US-supported terrorists, and illegal presence of US and Turkish forces where they don't belong.
East Ghouta is in the eye of the Syria storm. "Russia does not view…counterterrorist operation(s) contradicting…Security Council 2401," MZ explained, adding:
"At the same time, in coordination with the Syrian authorities, Russian military forces are taking all possible measures to avoid casualties among civilians, which are being used by the terrorists as human shields, as well as to provide them with food and necessary medications through UN humanitarian convoys and evacuate the sick and wounded and those in need of urgent medical assistance."
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