CNN claims that another Syrian su-22 was approaching the positions of the SDF
MOSCOW, 22 Aug — RIA Novosti. Syrian su-22 on Tuesday approached the positions of the US-backed “Syrian democratic forces” (SDF) in Syria, the U.S. military evaluated as a possible target run, reports CNN, citing a source.
As reported by TV channel source, a new incident occurred in the town of Tabqa in Northern Syria on Tuesday. According to him, the coalition aircraft in response to the actions of the Syrian aircraft made a precautionary maneuver, after which su-22 changed its path and left the area.
On Sunday, the aircraft of the US-led coalition against the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) shot down a Syrian su-22 in raqqa province after he allegedly dropped bombs near positions of the “Syrian democratic forces” (SDF, based on the units of the Syrian Kurds), reported previously in the coalition. Damascus said the plane Syrian air force carried out a mission against ISIS.
After that, the defense Ministry said that any planes and drones in areas of combat missions HQs in Syria will be accepted to support the Russian air defense as air targets. The Russian defense Ministry on 19 June cease cooperation with the USA in the framework of the Memorandum on the prevention of incidents in the skies over Syria.