The defense Ministry will assume all of U.S. planes over Syria, the “air targets”
The Russian defense Ministry said that any planes in the areas of military operations in Syria will be accepted to support defense. US actions in Syria — in fact, military aggression, said the Ministry of defence.
Ministry of defense of Russia stops cooperation with the USA in the framework of the Memorandum on the prevention of incidents in the skies over Syria. This is stated in a statement received by RBC.
The military said that in the skies over Syria, West of the Euphrates “planes and drones of the international coalition in Syria will be taken on the support means of air defense of Russia”.
To such measures, the Ministry will resort after the destruction of the Syrian fighter-bomber su-22.
The defense Ministry added that the fighting aircraft of the United States against “legitimate armed forces of a member state of the UN” are “actually is military aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic”.