US coalition struck the Syrian army

US coalition struck the Syrian army

WASHINGTON, 8 Feb — RIA Novosti. The coalition headed by the USA against the group “Islamic state”* said that Pro-government armed groups attacked the headquarters of the “Syrian democratic forces” (SDF), in which there were American advisers, then was retaliated by the Syrian military.

“Syrian Pro-government forces initiated an unprovoked attack on the headquarters of the “Syrian democratic forces” 7 Feb. The soldiers of the coalition were to act as advisers, assistants and attendants of the forces, together with partners, SDF during the attack, eight kilometers to the East of the agreed line to prevent conflicts on the Euphrates river”, — stated in the message command.

“To protect coalition and partner forces coalition launched strikes against attacking forces to repel an act of aggression against all the partners involved in the fight against the group ISIS,” reads the statement.

Information about the victims in the incident are given. The coalition noted that the main task in Syria the fight against ISIS, but reserve the right to self-defense.

Official Damascus has not yet commented on this statement.

*A terrorist group banned in Russia.