The coalition air force launched air strikes on Pro-government forces in Syria
The statement of the headquarters of the operation Inherent Resolve indicates that Syrian forces entered the approved area of de-escalation.
WASHINGTON, June 6. /Offset. TASS Boris Makarov/. Air force’s international anti-terrorist coalition attacked Pro-government forces of Syria within the designated zone of de-escalation in the South.
This is stated in a statement released by the headquarters of the operation Inherent Resolve (“resoluteness”), which is held in Iraq and Syria group of countries headed by the USA.
“Despite the warnings, tanks, artillery, air defense and other military equipment Pro-government forces, and around 60 soldiers entered in the approved area of de-escalation, threatening the coalition forces and its partners who are based At-TANF”, — the document says.
According to headquarters, the coalition “issued a few warnings by means of conflict prevention, and then destroyed two artillery pieces, air defense, and inflicted damage to tanks”. “The coalition does not intend to fight with the Syrian regime or Pro-government forces, however, are ready to defend themselves in the case that Pro-government forces refuse to leave the area de — escalation,” the statement reads.
This is the second in a month if applying by coalition forces air strikes on Pro-government forces in the district At-TANF.
18 may have been committed by an airstrike units, which operated within the specified zone, de-escalate North-West of the city of al-TANF. As stated in the headquarters of the coalition, these groups “represented a threat to the US and its partners.”
The Russian foreign Ministry had condemned the actions of the coalition and stated that attempts of the American command to justify an airstrike on the convoy of the government forces in Syria are unacceptable.