The defense Ministry accused the U.S. of trying to prevent the aircraft of the Russian Federation to destroy the militants
Moscow. 9 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — most of the approaches of Russian and American aircraft in the area of the valley of the Euphrates river in Syria was connected with the attempts of the American aircraft interfere with the destruction of ISIS terrorists (a group banned in Russia — if), said the official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov.
“So, for example, November 23, in the airspace over the West Bank of the Euphrates river the American fighter F-22 is actively prevented the Russian pair of su-25 to perform a combat mission to destroy a strong point of ISIS in the suburb of Mayadin. The F-22 shoot the flares and released the brake pads with constant maneuvers, simulating aerial combat”, — he told reporters on Saturday.
The major General noted that “after the emergence of a number of Russian super-maneuverable multifunctional fighter su-35S American fighter stopped dangerous maneuvers and hurried off into the airspace of Iraq.” “Note that the us side on this and many other incidents in the skies of Syria have not found answers to the Russian command air force base “Hamim” — said Konashenkov.
On 6 December the Russian General staff, said that Syria fully liberated from the terrorists, all the gangs of ISIS destroyed. Russia in the fall of 2015 responded to the request of the Syrian authorities, leading the fight against terrorism, and sent to this country their HQs.