Russia wants Security Council session to Syria

Russia wants the United Nations Security Council meets Thursday on the situation in East-Ghouta.

"This is necessary because of the concerns that we have heard today," said the Russian UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia. He suggested that all parties than their "perspective and insights" can share.

In the rebel stronghold at Damascus would in a few days, hundreds of people were killed by heavy shelling and air strikes. Moscow, which supports the Assad regime, denied earlier that the Russian air force is responsible for civilian deaths in the enclave. A spokesman for the Kremlin stressed that there is no evidence for such accusations, which come from insurgents in Eastern Ghouta.

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