Paris previously said that the air strikes on the positions of militants IG in Syria were self-defense. According to official representative of MFA of Russia Maria Zakharova, such actions without the sanction of the UN security Council and the consent of the Damascus violate international law.
The French air force strikes on the positions of the radical group “Islamic state” (IG) in Syria without sanctions of the UN Security Council and the consent of the legitimate government of the country contrary. to international law, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
Previously, the Agency Reuters with reference to the Elysee Palace said that the French air force for the first time carried out air strikes on the positions of militants IG in Syria. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls stressed that the air force attack on the positions of radical Islamists in Syria were necessary and were carried out “in self defense”.
French air force struck first air strikes on is positions in Syria”I would Like to learn about the concept of self-defense in the form of air strikes on the attacker not on anyone in the state without its consent and its compliance with international law. Entertainers what: referendum in Crimea is annexation, and air strikes without a security Council sanctions and the consent of the government was self — defence,” wrote the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry on his page in Facebook.
“On what basis do you operate on the territory of a sovereign state in circumvention of the legitimate government, which does not support, and selflessly struggling with this most of the IG?”— wrote Zakharov.
In her opinion, “this is not international law, is their elimination in front of a shocked international public opinion”.