Speaking after an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, Vitaly Churkin said that “the United States has chosen a very odd time to strike in Deir-ez-Zor”, reports “RIA Novosti”.
“We heard their words about what they allegedly wanted to strike at ISIS, but missed and hit the Syrian armed forces, causing considerable damage. But honestly, it’s hard to believe,” said the Russian diplomat.
Churkin suggested that another round of destabilization, the United States can try to hide the fact that they do not control the situation. “But that means it will be even more chaotic situation,” — said the diplomat.
An emergency meeting of the UN Security Council was convened after the district of Deir-ez-Zor the U.S.-led coalition carried out an air strike on positions of the Syrian army, leading the battles with the terrorists of the “Islamic state” (is prohibited in Russia organizations). Killing over 60 Syrian soldiers.
In the US, the incident was explained by the fact that, according to intelligence, the technique, which strikes, belonged to terrorists. The Pentagon indicated that it was not going to attack is the position of the government army and stopped the attack immediately after the news of Russia that came under fire part, loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.