STAFFAN DE MISTURA CALLS FOR ‘IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION’ INTO SYRIAN AIRSTRIKES

Astana, – The United Nations special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said that the organization is calling for an “immediate investigation” into recent airstrikes in Syria.

“We are calling therefore for the immediate investigation and for immediate institution of measures to ensure that now no strikes are taking place,” De Mistura told reporters amid Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan, according to a transcript.

“The United Nations is very concerned at the reports of escalation in Syria, including alleged reports of airstrikes,” De Mistura said, adding that “proposals to de-escalate the conflict are under very serious discussion.”(QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency