Moscow considers the U.S. attack on air force fighter Syria an act of aggression and support for terrorists. On Monday, June 19, said the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Ryabkov, reports TASS.
“This attack should be considered as a continuation of the American line on the neglect norms of international law (…) it is not an act of aggression?” the diplomat noted.
Earlier, on 19 June, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged Washington to refrain from unilateral action in Syria.
The evening of 18 June, the Ministry of defense of Syria said that the coalition led by the USA shot down the plane air force in the area of Raqqa during the execution of combat missions against militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). The pilot of the plane is still not found. The coalition led by the USA, confirmed the destruction of the aircraft.
The international coalition led by the United States acts in Syria since September 2014. The operation is performed without the consent of Damascus.