Moscow called for a meeting of the UN security Council after the U.S. attack on Syrian army


Russia will convene an emergency meeting of the UN security Council in connection with a RAID by coalition aircraft on the positions of the Syrian army in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, surrounded by militants of the “Islamic state” (LIH, a banned terrorist organization), informs the Agency “RIA Novosti” with reference to the official statement of the MFA of Russia.

Moscow expressed its deep concern about the incident and demanded that the United States full and detailed explanation.

While the Russian foreign Ministry pointed out that the United States had warned Russia of the impending operation, which, as pointed out by the Syrian command, 62 soldiers were killed, about 100 injured.

The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the United States is threatening all the gains made on Syria recently. “Moscow comes to the “terrible conclusion” that the US is pandering LIH” — said in a statement, quoted by “RIA Novosti”.

Earlier, the us command reported that it had stopped the operation in Deir ez-Zor after the statements of the Russian side that the air attack has been the Syrian government army. There stated that the task of attacking the army of Bashar al-Assad was not raised, and Washington informed Moscow of the impending operation.

After air strikes on positions of the Syrian army went on the offensive of the ISIS troops, but by evening the troops managed to recover positions near the airport Deir ez-Zor.

The defense Ministry pointed out that was really in touch with the commanders of the coalition forces in Qatar, demanding an end to air strikes, according to the Agency TASS. They reported that during the RAID, coalition forces aircraft of Russian air force in this area. While in the military pointed out that the Russian air force continues to inflict strikes on is militants in Deir-ez-Zor, providing support for the government army.

“We believe that this incident with large loss of life was made possible because of ignorance of the situation of the American party and the unwillingness of the American side to coordinate with Russia its actions to counter terrorist groups in Syria”, — quotes Agency the head of main operational Department of the General staff Lieutenant-General Sergey Rudskoy.

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