Russian Defense Ministry confirmed the strike against the secret US base in Syria

Sunday, 24 July, 2016 - 01:15

Responsibility for the possible threats to the special forces of Western countries because of Russian air operations rests with the military leadership of the Western countries, the official representative of the Russian Defence Ministry, Major-General Igor Konashenkov declared, commenting on the destruction of secret base of the American and British special forces in the east of Syria by the Russian aviation/ There the militants of “opposition” were trained.

Konashenkov noted that the Russian side has discussed the incident with American colleagues. "Even after the application of the June attack on militants training camp in the area of Al-TANF from our American colleagues the phrase sounded:" Do not hit to where you just hit "- he said.

According Konashenkov, Russia has consistently urged Western partners to transmit information on the whereabouts of their combat units in the "moderate opposition".