United States announced the interception of his plane in Syria Russian fighter
A Russian fighter jet intercept of a U.S. air force plane in the skies over Syria, said the commander of the U.S. air force in the region Jeffrey Harrigan. The actions of the Russian aircraft he called “unprofessional.”
Fighter Air and space forces of Russia intercepted a US warplane in the skies over Syria, said the commander of the U.S. air force in the middle East, Lieutenant General Jeffrey Harrigan, according to Reuters. Moscow apologized for the incident.
When exactly the incident occurred is not specified. It is also unknown what particular aircraft in question. The actions of the Russian military, Lieutenant-General called this “unprofessional”.
Harrigan added that the military of Russia and the USA were more likely to communicate with each other to avoid incidents in the skies over Syria. According to him, as soon as the militants banned the terrorist group Islamic state losing territory, the airspace over Syria is becoming more and more loaded.
As reported on Twitter by those present at the briefing, Harrigan journalist Voice of America Jeff Seldin, Harrigan said that except for the case of Russia adhered to the “what we asked” in Syria.