CNN: exercises of the United States in Syria is a response to the warnings of the Russian military
The teachings of the US-led international coalition in Eastern Syria are the United States ‘ reply to “a series of threats to the Russian military,” according to CNN sources. According to them, the command gave the order to carry out the exercises specifically received after September 1 from Russia warning about the intention to send troops to the area in the South of Syria. As informs television channel, the maneuvers involving more than 100 American soldiers.
The message of the teachings in the area of the garrison At TANF and 55-kilometer zone around it published on the eve of the U.S. Central command. The report noted that Central command informed the Russian side in order to avoid misunderstanding or escalation. How long will maneuvers not specified.
Earlier CNN reported that during the first week of September, Russia warned the United States that together with the Syrian army, ready to strike at the areas in Syria which are American military. Moscow believes that in the area of al-TANF in HOMS province, where the U.S. base, militants are hiding. The US authorities fear that Russia may use the aircraft or its warships in the Eastern Mediterranean sea for a missile strike in the area.
US authorities warn that inaccurate attack Russia could lead to confrontation, which will “unintentionally involved American forces.”
The presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran discussed the situation in Syria. Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Hassan Rouhani has called on terrorists to lay down their arms.
Read in the material “Kommersant” “terrorism in Syria picked up the common language”.