The U.S.-led coalition appealed to Russia before an air strike by Pro-government forces in Syria. Her representative noted that this attack has not led to civilian casualties.
The US-led coalition, appealed to Russia on a fixed channel to avoid incidents, when they noticed the promotion of Pro-government forces towards the At-Tapu. This was stated by the representative of the coalition, reports «Interfax».
The interlocutor of the Agency stressed that the Russian military tried to dissuade Pro-government forces from advancing to Al-Tapu. He also confirmed that coalition forces carried out the warning sorties and shots before the strike.
In addition, it noted that the impact of the coalition on the Syrian Pro-government forces resulted in civilian casualties.
Earlier, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he did not know, warned the coalition of the Russian party about its intention to strike on the convoy in Syria.
He hit the Minister has called illegal. He stressed that this step confirms Washington’s desire to deploy a banned terrorist group «Dzhebhat EN-Nusra» fighting against the legitimate government of Syria.
18 may it became known that the U.S.-led coalition airstrike on a convoy of Pro-government militia in Syria. In coalition decision is explained by the threat to partner U.S. forces with the militia. In an official statement, said that «these measures were taken after it became apparent that Russia’s attempt to dissuade Syrian Pro-government forces from moving South towards the Al-TANF was unsuccessful».
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