MOSCOW, October 30. The Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation for a week watching through the media “pushed someone’s conclusion” that 80% of Russian airstrikes in Syria were “aimed not at ISIS facilities”. About it on Friday to journalists was declared by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.
From Russia with support
As the aircraft of the Russian Federation helps to fight with terrorists in Syria
“We have carefully reviewed published on the website of one of the Russian editions of interview of press Secretary of Embassy of the USA in Moscow William Stevens with estimates of the effectiveness of actions of the Russian air group in Syria. This publication is definitely rare journalistic luck. Still, not every day is able to read. Right childish innocence,” – said Konashenkov, commenting on an interview with a spokesperson of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow one of the Russian editions, in which he alleged that 80% of Russian strikes in Syria “not aimed at the Islamic state (formerly banned in Russia organization “Islamic state – ed.)”.
“We have a week observing active promotion through the Agency Reurters someone’s “o” that supposedly 80% of the Russian air strikes were “not aimed at objects of ISIS”. So here everything is clear. Them this misinformation, by the way, commented convincingly on the day of her appearance,” said the General.
Part of a “propaganda campaign”
On Thursday, the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the allegations about the deaths of civilians in Syria as a result of operation of the RF have nothing to do with reality. According to her, the office “outraged by the reproduction release of the report of the UN Secretary General on the humanitarian situation in Syria.”
Such insinuations, from whatever quarter and by whomsoever replicated, have nothing to do with the real state of Affairs. See them as part of the same propaganda campaign, which we’ve said many times that was unleashed against our country
The representative of the Russian foreign Ministry urged journalists “to actively apply in its work to regular briefings by the defense Ministry, are showcased numerous photo and video materials about the operation of the Russian space forces”.
“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).