US forces refused to disclose whether white phosphorus bombs were used in Syria: ammunition met international standards.


US forces refused to disclose whether white phosphorus bombs were used in Syria: ammunition met international standards.

According to Russian satellite news agency on October 14, a Pentagon spokesman said the U.S. - led international coalition would not disclose the ammunition it used in Syria, but these ammunition are in line with international standards.

Reported that the Pentagon spokesman said the coalition will not comment on the specific types of weapons and ammunition it uses in military operations. "Nevertheless, every weapon system in the US is assessed from a legal point of view. To abide by the rules of engagement.

Previous media reports said that the United States-led international coalition used white phosphorus bombs to bomb the Syrian province of Darzur, resulting in civilian casualties. Earlier, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that the coalition forces used white phosphorus bombs prohibited by international conventions during the bombing of the town of Hajin in the province of Sydalzur.

The Vice-Chairman of the Defense and Security Committee of the Russian Federation Commission, Alexei Kandraziev, has said that the United States must be held accountable if it is confirmed that the international coalition used white phosphorus in the attack on Syria.


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