The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that he had no information on casualties among Russian soldiers as a result of U.S. strikes on the airfield in Syria. About it reports “Interfax”.
“Apparently, there are no victims”, — informed the Minister.
According to him, missile attack and, in General, the US actions in Syria are detrimental to the already eroded relations between Moscow and Washington, RIA Novosti reported. “I hope that these provocations will not lead to irreversible results,” — said Lavrov.
“Already, the media are quoting such joyful utterances of former functionaries of the Obama administration that now,(…) after these attacks, the cooperation between Russia and the U.S. is already quite unrealistic. I hope that they will be put to shame, although, of course, their findings we have for our future relations will do,” said the head of the Russian foreign Ministry.
Earlier, on 7 April it became known that President of Russia Vladimir Putin said that the aggression against a sovereign state, in violation of international law under false pretenses.
In addition, the Russian foreign Ministry issued a statement on the suspension of the Memorandum on the prevention of incidents and ensuring the safety of aviation operations in Syria concluded with the United States.
On the night of 7 April by order of the President of the United States Donald trump was hit with cruise missiles at the airfield shirt used by government forces in Syria. According to unconfirmed reports, killed five Syrian soldiers, seven people were injured. Shayrat air base Syrian government forces suffered significant damage.
To this end, Washington has accused Damascus in the use of toxic substances during the air attack in Idlib province on April 4, which killed dozens of people. The Syrian authorities deny these allegations.