Russia responded to media reports about the plans for a ground operation in Syria

The U.S. plans for a ground operation in Syria, it is absurd to comment on media reports from unnamed sources. On Thursday, February 16, said the Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru”.

“If I’m not mistaken, again, this information is purely impersonal, so I wouldn’t comment on anything”, — said Peskov in response to a request to clarify Moscow’s attitude to the alleged impending operation, reported CNN.

A Kremlin spokesman indicated that “the information field that is full of stuffing”, it is difficult to determine where the truth and fiction. “In this case it would be absurd to give any comments on such serious topics on the basis of newspaper reports”, — he stressed.

Sands is not the first time refused to comment on media reports with reference to anonymous sources. On 15 February he encouraged to be alert to such materials.

That the Department of defense is preparing a ground operation to combat terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) previously reported by CNN, citing a source in the Pentagon.

Currently in Syria there are American special forces, whose main task — the training of opposition fighters opposing ISIS. In a ground operation in Syria that involved mainly Turkish and Iraqi military forces.