Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Ryabkov
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MOSCOW, September 25. /TASS/. The death of the Russian General Valery Esipova in Syria, who died as a result of mortar shelling by the terrorists, was the result of the duplicity of US policy in this country. About it to journalists was declared by the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov.
“The tragedy, witnesses of the death of the Russian commander – this is the price, cost of blood, for this duplicity of American policy [in combating terrorism],” said the diplomat.
According to Ryabkov, the actions of the US under the Deir ez-Zor, show that for Washington in some cases, geopolitical goals is more important than the declared fight against terrorism.