Russia calls for an investigation into crimes of US forces in Raqqa city

Moscow, SANA- Deputy Permanent Representative of Russian Federation to the United Nations, Gennady Kuzmin, demanded an investigation into the crimes perpetrated by the US forces in Raqqa city which killed tens of thousands of civilians during their barbaric shelling.

“We didn’t forget what the US military personnel perpetrated in Raqqa during the barbaric military aggressions they waged along with the forces affiliated to them,” Tass news agency cited Kuzmin as saying in a statement during a session of the UN General Assembly on Human Rights in Syria.
“There must be an investigation into the unprecedented crimes committed by the US forces “the statement added.

Kuzmin went on to say “As a result of the wide-scale military operation that US participated with using aircrafts and armored vehicles, tens of thousands of Syrian civilians were killed, including children”

Since establishing the US-led international coalition in August 2014 outside the framework of the UN, its air forces attacked hundreds of times the villages and cities in Raqqa, Deir Ezzor,Hasaka and their countryside killing thousands of civilians and destroying bridges on the Euphrates, as well as houses, infrastructure and vital facilities.

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