EU says attacks in Syria follow a pattern of similar assaults

The European Union says deadly attacks against medical facilities and schools in Aleppo and Idlib in northern Syria are "completely unacceptable."

The EU says the attacks follow a series of similar assaults against civilian infrastructure happening almost daily.

The attacks also are in "clear violation" of international law and have broken the country's health system, an EU statement attributed to EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Christos Stylianides, European commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, says.

In the light of recent agreements reached in Munich and Geneva on humanitarian confidence-building measures, "we expect all parties to the conflict to refrain from targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure," the statement says.

Last update: Mon, 15/02/2016 - 22:57
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