Russia Rejects Idea of ‘Plan B’ in Syria

Russia Rejects Idea of ‘Plan B’ in Syria
Thu May 19, 2016 20:50:53

Russia rejected Thursday the idea of implementing a ‘Plan B’ in Syria to end the ongoing crisis in the war-torn country, noting that ministers partaking in recent round of Vienna talks on Syria already discarded such idea.

"Western media recently have been reporting about a 'plan B' for the Syrian crisis, but participants in the 5th ministerial meeting in Vienna had stated that there cannot be a Plan B in Syria," Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said during her weekly press briefing in Moscow, Sputnik reported.

She also added that Syrian government is involved in reconciliation process for the country and is ready to provide medical assistance to the populations of areas which suffered from terrorism.

Maria Zakharova also reacted to recent reports on civilian casualties in Syria and said that "Al-Nusra Front terrorists executed a number of civilians in al-Zara, Hama province and such actions show they have no mercy to either the elderly or to children. The actions of terrorists in Syria cannot be justified."

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson has also expressed sincere condolences to relatives of those involved in the EgyptAir plane crashed on Thursday over the Mediterranean Sea.

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