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The United States criticized Russia's withdrawal from the mechanism deconflicting in Syria

USA shocked Russia's decision to stop participating in the mechanism deconflicting in Syria to the UN, said at a security Council meeting the us Ambassador to Kelly Kraft.

Earlier, the permanent under Secretary organizations for humanitarian Affairs mark Lowcock announced that Russia will no longer be involved in the notification mechanism on humanitarian objects and movements in Syria.

"We understand that Russia has destroyed its mechanism deconflicting with the United Nations, putting at risk millions of lives in North-West Syria and creating an obstacle to the delivery of UN assistance in this area," said Kraft.

She called the decision unacceptable and dangerous step, developed with the aim to prevent the delivery of humanitarian assistance.

The United States said that in the mechanism to prevent conflict in Syria did not happen, and the coalition maintains contact with the Russian military.

Russian permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia explained the shortcomings of the mechanism deconflicting, indicate that from the Russian side is constantly ignored by the other members.

He recalled that the mechanism was a voluntary agreement, it had no Security Council mandate or other legal basis.

As previously stated, the mechanism is often used for disinformation. Often objects were defined as humanitarian, in fact, was used by the terrorists.

In addition, the sebenza pointed out the discrepancy between the coordinates specified of the UN and the objects that were supposed to be there.

The Ambassador also reminded that in the autumn of last year the UN created the Commission on investigation of attacks on civilian targets in the North-West of the country, then the West has accused them Russia and the Syrian government.

After that, the sebenza submitted photographs proving the falsity of these charges. He added that the Ministry of defence has conducted its own investigation and confirmed that some of the objects referenced by the Commission is not exposed to shocks.