The defense Ministry denied the statements of the representative of the U.S. state Department about the direction of strokes HQs


MOSCOW, November 5. In the Russian defense Ministry has denied allegations the state Department spokesman Victoria Nuland about the beats VKS RF fields, over which Syrian President Bashar al-Assad lost control. This was stated by the official representative of the Russian defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov.

He explained that previously, the U.S. assistant Secretary of state Victoria Nuland, speaking at a hearing in the U.S. Congress, stated that the majority of air strikes by the Russian air group in Syria is not directed against terrorists, as “areas over which the Assad regime has lost control”.

“Analyzing the similar statements of various American officials, it seems that the location of these objects, controlled by terrorists, – the most guarded state secret in the US. The Pentagon and state Department all the time about them mentioned, but never say exactly where they are located”, – said Konashenkov.

He again stressed that the Russian air group in Syria strikes “not on areas and objects of the terrorist infrastructure”.

Konashenkov also said that Russia officially on the detailed maps gave military attaché of countries in the coalition led by the U.S., detailed information about objects and areas controlled by terrorists in Syria.

“Notice, the information provided by us, has not been disproved, neither the state Department nor the Pentagon. So, as they say, comments are superfluous”, – concluded the representative of the Ministry of defense.