France denies involvement in the incident with the plane of videoconferencing in Syria
MOSCOW, 18 Sep — RIA Novosti. The French armed forces have denied involvement in the incident with the Russian plane Il-20 in Syria, informs TV channel France 24, with reference to the representative of the French army.
“The French army has denied any involvement in this attack”, — quotes the TV channel representative.
Earlier, the defense Ministry said that on September 17, around 23.00 when you return to the base Hamim 35 kilometers from the coast of Syria has lost communication with the crew of the Russian aircraft Il-20. The military said that Il-20 disappeared from the radar during the attack, four Israeli F-16 aircraft on the Syrian objects in the province of Latakia. Also, the defense Ministry said that at the same time, the Russian radar controls air space has recorded missile launch from a French frigate. According to the defense Ministry, on Board the Il-20 were 14 soldiers, their fate is not yet known.