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    The US-led coalition’s fighter jets are targeting infrastructure in Syria, including that abandoned by Daesh terrorists, Fars news agency reported Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The coalition warplanes hit an oil refinery that had been previously abandoned by Daesh militants, the agency said, citing local sources.

    They also added that the coalition jets pounded a center selling oil and gasoline in Khasham town in Deir ez-Zor, killing nine civilians, injuring several more and setting on fire three oil tankers.

    The US-led coalition of more than 60 nations has been conducting airstrikes against Daesh in Syria and Iraq since 2014. The strikes in Syria are not authorized by the government of President Bashar Assad or the United Nations Security Council.


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      Of course NATO wants to disadvantage Syrians as much as possible and slow down Syria's recovery to stop Syria modernizing its forces that would be deemed a threat to Saudi and Israel key protectorates of the principal NATO sponsor the US.
    • Hermes
      A very bad blow to Russian/ Syrian prestige.
      Crawling to Nato and let them bomb your country is not the way to victory.
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      The American government and by extension the people of America are the largest terrorist organization on the planet responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths yearly.
      A government BY the people FOR the people. One in the same.
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      That what NATO and their brainless slaves are doing is a war crime and it has been established in Nuernberg process after the WW2.

      Nuremberg principles
      The Nuremberg principles were a set of guidelines for determining what constitutes a war crime. The document was created by the International Law Commission of the United Nations to codify the legal principles underlying the Nuremberg Trials of Nazi party members following World War II.

      The principles:

      Principle I
      "Any person who commits an act which constitutes a crime under international law is responsible therefore and liable to punishment."

      Principle II
      "The fact that internal law does not impose a penalty for an act which constitutes a crime under international law does not relieve the person who committed the act from responsibility under international law."

      Principle III
      "The fact that a person who committed an act which constitutes a crime under international law acted as Head of State or responsible government official does not relieve him from responsibility under international law."

      Principle IV
      Main article: Superior Orders
      "The fact that a person acted pursuant to order of his Government or of a superior does not relieve him from responsibility under international law, provided a moral choice was in fact possible to him".
      This principle could be paraphrased as follows: "It is not an acceptable excuse to say 'I was just following my superior's orders'".

      Principle V
      "Any person charged with a crime under international law has the right to a fair trial on the facts and law."

      Principle VI
      "The crimes hereinafter set out are punishable as crimes under international law:
      (a) Crimes against peace:
      (i) Planning, preparation, initiation or waging of a war of aggression or a war in violation of international treaties, agreements or assurances;
      (ii) Participation in a common plan or conspiracy for the accomplishment of any of the acts mentioned under (i).
      (b) War crimes:
      Violations of the laws or customs of war which include, but are not limited to, murder, ill-treatment or deportation to slave labor or for any other purpose of civilian population of or in occupied territory; murder or ill-treatment of prisoners of war or persons on the Seas, killing of hostages, plunder of public or private property, wanton destruction of cities, towns, or villages, or devastation not justified by military necessity.
      (c) Crimes against humanity:
      Murder, extermination, enslavement, deportation and other inhumane acts done against any civilian population, or persecutions on political, racial, or religious grounds, when such acts are done or such persecutions are carried on in execution of or in connection with any crime against peace or any war crime."

      Principle VII
      "Complicity in the commission of a crime against peace, a war crime, or a crime against humanity as set forth in Principle VI is a crime under international law."
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      The US and its allies have been taken over by demonic forces.
      Only an act of God can stop them from destroying the world and their own people.
      Or else a rebellion by their people, but this is impossible now, since the media is on the wrong side.
    • landauroj
      War and armed conflicts have become a very profitable business for the USA and puppet allied. This is the extreme achievement of pure capitalism philosophy. When destruction is not enough to satisfy capitalistic business, then these countries produce destruction of infrastructure that sustain the prosperity or social services of the country where the war has been deliberately provoked. Look, the son of Mrs Thatcher, prime minister of the UK, bet and put a lot of money together with other businessmen, to regimen change in an African country. These prospective businessmen were offered a return of more than 100% in their investment. Very sure what is happening in Syria has been planned and calculated the profits of the destruction of the Syria country in anticipation. Nowadays, this type of intervention are been performed by bodies of governments (meaning not anymore by individuals, like Mrs Thatcher’s son) to obtain the same results. That is the way why the USA and its puppet coalition are destroying the Syria infrastructure that will cost billions to repair or construct. However, they miscalculated that the Syria reconstruction may be done by Russia, Syria, and Iran, or China. The USA with Obama, France, UK, and EU has though in big reconstruction businesses in Syria as well as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and many more sheiks.
    • landaurojin reply toslimyfox(Show commentHide comment)
      slimyfox, Only this applied if the country that commit this crimes is not the USA!!
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