According to him, while some media outlets and Western politicians accuse the Syrian government of ceasefire violations, Syrian President Bashar Assad and his allies are putting maximum efforts to bring an end to the war.
"An information campaign launched against the Syrian government and Russia once again proves that the United States and its allies support terrorists in the Middle East," Hernandez told Sputnik Mundo.
"As for video clips of Aleppo residents 'scared' of the Syrian Army, they are also a lie. I’m working in Syria and I saw the life of Syrians in the part of Aleppo controlled by government forces. The army did a lot to help people. At the same time, in the areas controlled by militants conditions for civilians were unbearable," Hernandez said.
"Russia’s presence in Syria was authorized by the government while presence of other countries, for example the United States or Turkey, in Syria is not legitimate. They’re pursuing own goals there," he said.
"Western media and politicians are hypocritical about civilian victims in Syria. I saw militants firing a missile at a hospital in the center of Damascus. They also destroyed a school there. These were civilian districts. But mainstream media ignored that," Hernandez said.
On Thursday, Moscow called on UN institutions to stop being part of the "Western propaganda campaign" against Moscow and Damascus.
According to Russian journalist and political commentator Alexander Khrolenko, the main reason behind the Western media hysteria about the situation in Syria is the fact the West is losing the fight against the Syrian government and President Bashar Assad.
"A US-led coalition is losing ground in Syria. For five years, Washington and its allies have been using opposition forces and jihadists in an attempt to topple Assad," Khrolenko wrote in a piece for RIA Novosti.
"All Western statements with reference to 'posts of activists' and movies about alleged 'Russian airstrikes,' 'firing squads' and other staged scenes were filmed by special TV groups comprised of militants. It remains a big question why some media used it without checking the source. Some advice – do not believe the propaganda of the terrorists," Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said.
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