Putin explained the wrong blow in Syria “a mismatch of coordinates”


Russian President Vladimir Putin during a telephone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Erdogan called the wrong blow Russian HQs at Turkish military in Syria, “the result of misalignment of coordinates”. This was the Russian President said, informing about the taken place conversation of the meeting of the Security Council of Russia, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

“President Putin informed the meeting about the recent telephone conversation with President of Turkey Erdogan, has told, in particular, that expressed his Turkish counterpart condolences in connection with the fact that early this morning as a result of the inconsistency of the coordinates during the strikes of the Russian space forces by terrorists during a joint operation to liberate al-a Woman killed by Turkish soldiers”, – said Peskov (quoted by “Interfax”).

Peskov added that Russia and Turkey are in urgent will work to improve the mechanism of coordination of joint actions on combating terrorists in Syria.

Incorrect about the impact of Russian VKS building in the city of al-Bab in Northern Syria, which killed three Turkish soldiers, another 11 were injured, became known in the evening on 9 February. Information later confirmed by the defense Ministry. In the message of the Ministry it was noted that the chief of the General staff of the Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov also held a telephone conversation with his counterpart, General Hulusi Akar, which has brought condolences in connection with death of three Turkish soldiers.

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