The defense Ministry denied the statement of the Pentagon that the SCC of Russia strikes at the positions of the opposition of the “Syrian democratic forces”. On Sunday, September 17, reports TASS.
“The Russian VKS inflict pinpoint strikes only explored and confirmed through multiple channels targets controlled by ISIS (the terrorist group “Islamic state”, banned in Russia — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) regions. In the first place are destroyed the firing points of terrorists from which leads a massive fire at Syrian troops,” — said the official representative of the Russian defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov.
16 September the US-led international coalition against ISIS has accused Moscow of attacking positions of the opposition of the “Syrian democratic forces”. During the strike injured six soldiers.
On 14 September it became known that Russia plans in coming days to end fighting with groups supporting militants in Syria. On 12 September, the Russian military, reported on the cleanup of 85 percent of Syrian territory from the militants.
“Syrian democratic forces”, an Alliance of armed opposition forces in Syria, which includes the Kurdish people’s protection units, various Arab groups, as well as Assyrian, Armenian and Turkmen groups.