A major US military escalation in Syria would be “based on lies”
and will have “terrible” consequences for Syrians, a French aid worker
in Aleppo told RT, adding that Washington seems determined to prolong
the war at any cost.
Pierre Le Corf, the
founder of the NGO ‘We Are Superheroes’, has lived for nearly three
years in Aleppo – but he said that Western governments, including his
home country of France, have provided a distorted picture of the reality
on the ground.
“In Aleppo, people are trying to rebuild their lives, and they
need to believe that [the war] is over. But we know that something big
is coming,” he told RT when asked about Washington’s repeated
threats of military action if the Syrian Army attempts to recapture
Idlib province, the last Al-Qaeda stronghold in the country.
said that the United States and its allies were using humanitarian
concerns as a pretense for prolonging the bloody, seven-year conflict,
adding that a major US military escalation in the country would be “based on lies” and would be “terrible for all Syrians.”
“What may happen may be catastrophic,” he said...
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