MOSCOW, December 28. /TASS/. A rocket attack on a Russian airbase Hamim terrorists can be orchestrated provocation aimed at disrupting the Congress of the Syrian national dialogue in Sochi. This was stated on Thursday at a briefing the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
“We see in yesterday’s attempt to attack the Russian military on the basis of Hamim as another link in the chain of persistent and, it may very well be orchestrated provocations involving terrorists and radicals from the Syrian opposition aimed at disrupting the positive trends in the development of the situation in Syria and, in particular, the creation of obstacles to the convening and holding 29-30 January in Sochi Congress of the Syrian national dialogue,” she said.
Russia is concerned about the appearance of terrorists in Syria new weapons, which was carried out shelling of the air base Hamim, said Zakharov.
“In Moscow with concern that [the shelling of the air base Hamim] a provocation of terrorists. The Russian military is protected by a layered defense system, which was confirmed in this case its high efficiency. The concern is that terrorists have new weapons that allow them to carry out such attacks. The question of where terrorists get these weapons,” she said.
“In this regard, we drew attention to the fact that a few days ago over Northern Hama from the figurative is antiaircraft-a missile system of the Syrian air force aircraft – continued Zakharova. Thus, the evidence suggests that terrorist groups with weapons is still not stopped.”