The Russian defense Ministry on Tuesday, November 14, harshly criticized U.S. Agency accused the Americans that they helped the militants of the “Islamic state” (IG, the organization banned in Russia) to get out of the environment in the area of Abu-Kemal. Moreover, the US air force and its allies interfered with the aerospace forces of the Russian Federation to attack the retreating militants.
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
The command of the Russian forces in Syria twice offered the international coalition led by the United States to kill terrorists who multikilometer columns retreated to the side of the Syrian-Iraqi border.
The Americans replied with a categorical refusal, on the grounds that the militants give up them in captivity and then fall under the Geneva Convention relative to the treatment of prisoners of war.
“Moreover, for the safe withdrawal of the backing from Abu Kamal ISIL fighters under attack by government forces, coalition aircraft tried to interfere with the action in this area planes VKS Russia”, – stressed in the defense Ministry.
This coalition aircraft entered the airspace over a 15-kilometer area around Abu Kemal, although the ban on flying coalition aircraft in the area had previously been agreed.
The Russian military has expressed confidence that this once again proves the fact that Americans only imitate the fight against ISIS in the middle East and use them for their own purposes.
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