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Thursday, February 15, 2018

“Classic disinformation”: the foreign Ministry has denied the death of the Russians from the attack of the US in Syria

The information that the Russian military died under the blow of the American air force in Syria is misinformation, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, whose words quoted by RIA “Novosti”.

Maria Zakharova. Photo: DIP, the Russian foreign Ministry.

“This is a classic disinformation,” said Zakharova, commenting on Western media reports of falling under the attack of the American forces of the Russian military in Syria.

In her opinion, one of the first this misinformation has launched its news channels anti-government Syrian rebels, which “for some reason took a picture of the surface of Mars”.

We will remind that in the night of Thursday, the coalition said about the “unprovoked attack” on the headquarters of the “Syrian democratic forces” by Pro-government forces 8 km East of specific lines of conflict prevention on the Euphrates river in the province of Deir ez-Zor.

In the message command said that had suffered retaliatory strikes “to repel an act of aggression against all the partners involved in the fight against the group ISIS (banned in Russia)”. In the American media dealt with the approximately one hundred dead soldiers of the Syrian Pro-government forces.

According to the Ministry of defense of Russia, in an air RAID was 25 wounded Syrian militias. The Agency noted that the cause of the incident became not agreed with Russia razvedyvatelno-search actions militiamen near an oil refinery against the “sleeping cells.” But the Russian military, unlike the Pentagon, said that the shelling, the militia was unexpected.

Earlier, a source in the Russian foreign Ministry denied media reports the deaths of hundreds of citizens of the Russian Federation as a result of the strike by the international coalition in Syria. Foreign Ministry previously confirmed the deaths of five Russians in the bombing, whose nationality will need to install.

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