Sands about the operation of the Russian Federation in Syria: sources comment won’t, they’re lying


SOCHI, 9 October. The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov refused to comment on recent media information with reference to sources that Saudi Arabia could support the Syrian opposition in the fight against the armed forces of the government of Syria and assisting Russian air force.

“The more sources to respond will not. Sources lie,” – said the representative of the Kremlin.

In the Kremlin do not consider it necessary to comment on reports of allegedly got into the territory of Iran of the Russian missiles during anti-terrorist operations in Syria.

“No matter what is the attitude of the Kremlin. Important as are the trends in Iran, and Iran denied it” – said Peskov.

On the eve of the Iranian defense Ministry has denied information about alleged in the Islamic Republic the fall of the Russian cruise missiles that were struck pinpoint strikes in the anti-terror campaign in Syria. The military has described these messages as part of a “psychological war of the West.”

A denial by the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.

The information allegedly fallen missiles were distributed by CNN, based on information from unnamed sources.

On Wednesday four missile ship Caspian flotilla of the Russian Navy attacked 26 cruise missiles “Caliber” on targets of militants in Syria.

“The timing of the operation in Syria linked to the onset of the Syrian army”

In the Kremlin confirmed that Russian military personnel operation against terrorists in Syria will last so much, how to continue the attack the Syrian army.

“This operation aims to support the armed forces of Syria and the operation will be carried out for a period of offensive operations of the Syrian armed forces,” – said the press Secretary of the Russian President, Recalling that such explanation of the terms was given initially, and the changes they have undergone.

Asked by journalists to assess the anti-terrorist operation of the Russian Federation in Syria, Peskov reminded about the meeting of Vladimir Putin with defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday 7 October.

“The President gave a very positive and praised the actions of the Russian air and space forces in Syria. We proceed from this, the estimation was given by the head of state”, – said the representative of the Kremlin.