Defense Ministry called the American base At Tape in Syria “a black hole”

Official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov said that the American military base at al-Tape on the Syrian-Jordanian border has become a “black hole”, where Sally out mobile groups of fighters of the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). About it reports TASS.

As noted by the representative of the Ministry of defense, illegal deployment in April 2017 this U.S. military base on the Syrian-Jordanian border was publicly justified by the need for operations against ISIS. However, for six months of the existence of this database is unaware of any operations of the Americans against the terrorists.

In addition, according to Konashenkov, the Pentagon has repeatedly stated that there are undercover tactical aviation and MLRS instructors are USA, UK and Norway are engaged in preparation of fighters of the “New Syrian army” (ECA). “NSA is like the devil from the box out to commit sabotage and terrorist attacks against Syrian forces and civilians mobile group ISIS,” said Konashenkov.

He added that near the base is the largest refugee camp, Ryban, which are more than 60 thousand women and children from Raqqa and Deir-ez-Zor, which in fact, become “human shields” who hide behind the Americans.

4 Oct Konashenkov said that the final defeat ISIS in Syria is stopping the support that Washington provides to the militants. In addition, he said: over the past few days, militants have carried out several operations in the 50-kilometer zone around the village of al-TANF on the Syrian-Jordanian border. “Same, where the “military mission”, which literally even a cannon shot, the Americans did not admit units of the Syrian troops pursuing the terrorists,” — said the representative of the Ministry of defense.