In the defense Ministry, wondering about the statements by the French foreign Minister on Syria

Su-33 on the deck of the aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov”

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MOSCOW, December 10. /TASS/. The Russian defense Ministry expressed surprise at the statements by the foreign Minister of France Jean-Yves Le Drian on “attribution of Russian victory over ISIL” (the former abbreviation of the is prohibited in Russia grouping “Islamic state”). This is stated in the message of the Ministry of defense.

“That ISIL today is defeated in Syria, attributed primarily to the Syrian leadership and government troops – said the defense Ministry. With the support of the Russian space forces, the Syrian army liberated from terrorists of ISIS hundreds of settlements and regained control of the legitimate government almost the entire territory of the country.”