The Russian side received an alert from the US about the missile strike on the Syrian air base of the Shirt. This was confirmed by press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports the correspondent of”.ru” on Friday, April 7.
“According to existing information exchange channels [received information],” said Sands. A Kremlin spokesman also explained that Vladimir Putin “nobody called”.
Answering the question about whether to exchange data after the suspension of the Memorandum of safety in Syria between Washington and Moscow, Peskov noted that the channels themselves “technologically remain.”
“But the exchange of information after an incident will not occur”, — he said.
Earlier 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 in October 2015.
April 7 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. 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 Pentagon said that Russian servicemen were warned before missile strike. On those parts of the military base, where they could be Russian military, the US strikes did not cause, said Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis.