In the fence of the Russian Embassy in Damascus on Monday, November 20, was hit by 122-millimeter mortar shell fired by militants of one of the factions.
According to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the explosion had damaged the wall of a building, power lines and water supply system. None of the Embassy staff were not injured, reports RIA Novosti.
The foreign Ministry called attack by provocation. Russia introduced to the UN Security Council a draft press statement condemning the attack on the Embassy, but he was blocked by the US, reported the press Secretary of the permanent mission to the UN Feodor Strzygowski.