Defense Ministry: the F-22 prevented the aircraft of the Russian Federation videoconferencing over Syria, but retired at the approach of su-35S

The Su-35

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MOSCOW, December 14. /TASS/. American fighter aircraft on Thursday approached a pair of Russian attack planes over Syria and might interfere with the aircraft’s Air and space forces (VKS) Russia, he left the area after approaching the Russian su-35S. This was reported to journalists on Friday the defense Ministry.

“On December 13, a pair of su-25 at an altitude of 3.3 km, which was accompanied by a humanitarian convoy near the town of Mayadin (West Bank of the river Euphrates). From the East Bank of the river approached the American fighter F-22. Firing flares, the F-22 might interfere with a pair of Russian su-25. Performing at the height of 10 thousand m tasks air cover, the Russian su-35S rapidly approached the F-22 from rear hemisphere, after which the American fighter left the area”, – stated in the message of the Russian military.