USA commented on an airstrike against Syrian army positions


As reported by Reuters, the representative of the Central command of the US army said that airstrikes on targets near the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor was halted after reports from Russia that the aircraft attacked positions of the Syrian army.

The Pentagon indicated that initially warned Russia about the intentions to carry out air strikes in Deir-ez-Zor, where the environment is part of the Syrian army in the past two years, beat off the attack of militants of the “Islamic state” (LIH, a banned terrorist organization). It noted that the attacks on this area were struck not for the first time.

Meanwhile, the defense Ministry of the US said that coalition aircraft would not intentionally inflict strikes on the positions of the Syrian army in the future will find out all the circumstances that led to the current situation.

According to the defense Ministry, in an airstrike by coalition forces killed 62 Syrian military, dozens of soldiers were injured. ISIS militants after a RAID made an attack on the airfield Deir ez-Zor, but by 23:00 GMT the government army managed to repel the terrorists to their original positions.

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