No proof Russian air strikes in Syria killed civilians: Lavrov

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Posted: Jan 26, 2016 5:29 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - No one has ever supplied proof that Russian air strikes in Syria caused civilian deaths or struck the wrong militant groups, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a news conference on Tuesday.

He said the Russian military went to great lengths to avoid civilian casualties in Syria.

(Reporting by Andrew Osborn and Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Maria Kiselyova)