Published on Dec 13, 2016
The Russian envoy to the Security Council has accused the United States, France and Britain of spreading fake news and psychological warfare over the situation in Syria’s Aleppo. Vitaly Churkin made the remarks during an emergency meeting of the Security Council held at the request of the U-S, France and Britain. During the session, outgoing UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon accused the Syrian government, Russia and their allies of being determined to end the conflict through a total military victory and urged them to allow safe evacuation of the population. The U-S representative also accused the Syrians and Russians of human rights volitions in Aleppo.