Victims of air strikes of the international coalition led by the US has become the Syrian troops, said in a statement the Ministry of defense of Syria, received by RIA Novosti.
The coalition attacked a Syrian Pro-government forces near Al-TANF within the established area of conflict prevention. As stated in the Pentagon, «the commander on the ground felt that these forces pose a threat to coalition forces». The coalition argue that the strike came after repeated requests to retreat, the demonstrative flights and warning shots.
The Syrian defense Ministry has called these excuses are totally unacceptable.
«The Syrian army is actually fighting against terrorist groups «dzhebhat an-Nusra»* and IG*… Those who claim that the war against terrorism should be to direct attacks on them, not the only legitimate Syrian army, which is fighting terrorism together with our allies and friends,» the statement reads.
While the day before the attack on the Syrian army, the coalition also struck at civilians, said the Russian foreign Ministry, adding that it is not conducive to creating a favorable political situation in Syria.
* Terrorist organizations, banned in Russia.