Russia convenes emergency meeting of the UN security Council
11:22, Friday, 07 October, 2016
An emergency meeting of the UN security Council will be held on Friday, October 7, at the request of the Russian side. On Friday, October 7, there will be an emergency meeting of the UN security Council on Syria. It is initiated by Russia. About it reports DW. It is noted that the reason for convening was the statement of the UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura about the threat of the complete destruction of the Eastern districts of Aleppo, the Russian and Syrian aircraft. According to the UN special envoy, the Russian Federation, aspiring to win 900 jihadists bombed indiscriminately the city, with a population of about 275 thousand people. The Eastern part of Aleppo can be destroyed within two to three months, said de Mistura. On the website of the security Council listed in the schedule of closed consultations, including on the topic of Syria.