Damascus says US crematorium claims 'totally unfounded'

 16 May 2017 - 14:07

Damascus says US crematorium claims 'totally unfounded'
(FILES) A handout satellite image dated April 18, 2017 courtesy of DigitalGlobe and released May 15, 2017 by the US Department of State shows the Saydnaya prison, one of Syria's largest detention centres, located 30 kilometres (18 miles) north of Damascus. AFP


Damascus: US claims that Syria's regime is using a prison crematorium to destroy the remains of thousands of murdered detainees are unfounded and disconnected from reality, Damascus said on Tuesday.

"These allegations are totally unfounded, they are nothing but the product of the imagination of this administration and its agents," state news agency SANA quoted the foreign ministry as saying.

It called the accusation a "Hollywood screenplay disconnected from reality".

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