Tag Archive: Russia to treat US jets in Syria as ‘targets’ after America guns down first regime warplane


on June 19, 2017 in World News

Russia to treat US jets in Syria as ‘targets’ after America guns down first regime warplane

Russia on Monday said it would track as “targets” any US-led coalition planes operating west of the Euphrates river in Syria, and condemned the shooting down of a Syrian government plane by US forces. The US shot down a Syrian air force Su-22 over Tabqa – 55km west of Raqqa city – on Sunday, saying the plane was threatening allies from the Syrian Democratic Forces as they fought intense ground battles with Syrian government allies around Raqqa. Any flying objects discovered west of the Euphrates river will be tracked as aerial targets by Russia’s air defences – Russian defence...

Russia on Monday said it would track as “targets” any US-led coalition planes operating west of the Euphrates river in Syria, and condemned the shooting down of a Syrian government plane by US forces. The US shot down a...

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