Dunford and Gerasimov had a conversation after the application of U.S. strikes in Syria
The details of the conversation were not disclosed.
WASHINGTON, April 7. /Offset. TASS Anatoly Bochinin/. The Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff of the Armed forces of the United States General Joseph Dunford held a conversation with the chief of the General staff of the Russian armed forces army General Valery Gerasimov after the United States launched a missile attack on the airbase in Syria.
About it the correspondent of TASS said the representative of the American administration.
“General Dunford spoke with General Gerasimov after the strike, their conversation was held in a professional manner and focused on the situation in Syria,” he said. Other details of their conversation are given.
The attack on the airfield in HOMS was struck with the use of 59 cruise missiles Tomahawk. This operation was a response to the intended application of April 4 chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib. The US government believes that this airfield was started by the alleged chemical attack.
According to the defense Ministry, the missile strike killed four Syrian soldiers and two missing, four were injured. The Agency SANА when it first reported about six victims, was later reported nine dead civilians.
Previously, the press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow believes the us strikes against a military base in HOMS aggression against a sovereign state
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov called the strike an act of aggression under false pretenses.