Russia summons NATO and Saudi Arabia envoys over accusation on targeting hospital in Syria

Moscow, SANA – The Russian Defense Ministry urged the NATO and Saudi Arabia to explain accusations that Russian airstrikes had allegedly targeted a hospital in Syria.

“We have summoned the US, UK, French, German, Italian, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, and NATO military attaches today and asked to give a formal explanation of these statements or to refute them. This especially concerns a number of outrageous allegations in the English-speaking media about alleged airstrikes on hospitals,” Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said Tuesday.

He added that if no evidence on civilian deaths in Russian airstrikes in Syria was provided in a few days, Moscow would come to a conclusion that the claims were part of the information warfare against Russia.

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