20 churches were destroyed in Syrian Aleppo, Deputy Chairman of the Commission for UNESCO of the Russian Federation and the Committee for Russian-Syrian cooperation Alexander Dzasokhov said.
"It is a magnificent city in Syria that was famous not only for its renowned architecture and cultural sites, but it was a place where Christian aspect of this long-suffering nation has always been present. It suffers great destructions now. According to the recent data, 20 churches were destroyed there," he said on air The Church and the World TV program on Rossiya-24 channel.
Dzasokhov believes the future of humanity depends on the outcome of the Syrian question.