Russia condemns the downing of Assad’s forces warplane by the US, says Western coalition jets are now targets of its air defense
The Russian Ministry of Defense called the downing of the Syrian warplane by the US a “violation of the sovereignty” of Syria. The Ministry stated that any drones and aircraft of the US-led coalition in Syria flying to the west of the Euphrates River would now be tracked by Russian air defense and treated as targets.
The Russian Ministry of Defense demanded a “thorough investigation” by the US military regarding the Syrian plane incident.
Earlier, the United States Central Command explained that the Syrian warplane was shot down because it was dropping bombs near U.S.-supported forces.
The U.S. military said that before the …read more