Cause unintentional air strike of Russian air force in Syria was the inconsistency of coordinates during operations in the vicinity of city El-Baba, said the Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Thursday, February 9. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
“President [Vladimir] Putin informed the participants of the meeting (with the security Council — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) about a recent telephone conversation with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. 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.
Earlier, the press Secretary of the head of state said that on Thursday held a conversation between the chief of staff of Russia and Turkey, during which it was decided to urgently improve the mechanism of coordination of joint actions in the Syrian Arab Republic.
The leaders of Russia and Turkey in a telephone conversation agreed to strengthen the coordination of military actions against members of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia).
On Thursday it was reported that three Turkish soldiers were killed and 11 injured in unintentional impact of Air and space forces of Russia in the North of Syria.