Shoigu told about the problems in Syria shot down Il-20
The Minister of defence of Russia has promised that Moscow will not leave unanswered actions of the Israeli air force.
Shot down by Syrian air defense system the Russian Il-20 was performed in Iglinskiy area de-escalate a reconnaissance mission. This was announced by Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at the Board office. He stressed that Russia will not leave unanswered actions of the air forces of Israel, which killed Russian military. The Board of the defense Ministry observed a minute of silence in memory of the 15 victims of war.
Russian reconnaissance aircraft Il-20 with a crew of 15 people carried out razvijanje “just Iglinsky area of de-escalation to determine the places of storage and collection of unmanned aerial vehicles that are from this area fly and strike in different areas of Syria.”
“All the experts understood that under the cover of our aircraft Il-20, suggesting that the area of Syrian air defense system will not be in force, was hit”, — quotes Shoigu RIA Novosti.
According to the Minister of defense, Israeli fighter jets launched strikes on facilities in Syria, warning about it only a minute before the attack. “As a result of the response to the attack Israeli aircraft Syrian air defense systems have shot down a Russian Il-20 aircraft”, — he added.
Shoigu September 18, notified the defence Minister of Israel Avigdor Lieberman that Russia will not leave the actions of the Israeli air force no answer.