Churkin: US airstrikes on Syrian army positions in Deir Ezzor violate international law

Churkin added, in a press conference held on Sunday morning at the New York-based UN headquarters, that the US carried out a reckless airstrike, wondering why it did it at that time.

He affirmed that the US attack is dangerous and that there are consultations and negotiations among the Security Council’s member states to hold and emergency session.

Churkin said that the US attack violates the international law and it is difficult to believe that this was a mistake, adding that the speech of the US Representative to the UN Samantha Power doesn’t reflect goodwill and doesn’t reflect the reality of things.

He wondered why the US suddenly and without any warnings launched an attack on Deir Ezzor, and why it hasn’t launched such an attack before, indicating that the attack comes in the framework of supporting…

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