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Russian air defense in Syria would shoot down any targets threatening the Assad's forces

A world on the brink 07.10.2016 at 10:03

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Calculations of air defense of the Russian Federation in Syria will not be to find out the trajectory of missiles and their carriers in case of attack the positions of government forces in the country

Any missile or air strikes on the territory controlled by the Syrian government, creating a clear threat to the Russian military. This was stated by the official representative of the defense Ministry major-General Igor Konashenkov. His fame leads BFM with reference to TASS.

major-General Igor Konashenkov

He recalled that "today, most of the officers of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties working on the ground, delivering humanitarian aid and negotiate with the heads of the settlements and armed groups in most Syrian provinces".

According to him, the calculations of Russian air defense systems, located in Syria, not to figure out the trajectory of missiles and their carriers in case of attack the positions of government forces in the country.

"crews of the Russian air defense is unlikely to be time to clarify on the "straight line" the exact program of missiles and accessories their carriers. And all the illusions of Amateurs of the existence of "stealth-fighters" may be faced with the disappointing reality," the General said.

Konashenkov said that the Russian base in Tartus Mamimi and covered systems s-400 and s-300, "radius which may be surprising for any unidentified flying objects". The Syrian military have systems s-200, Buk and other systems, which underwent renovations over the past year.

the Americans themselves are to blame

Konashenkov warned that the defense Ministry has taken the necessary measures to protect the Russian facilities in Syria after the impact of the American coalition for Syrian troops near the city of Deir-ez-Zor.

"I Draw the attention of hot shots that after applying September 17, coalition aircraft strike Syrian forces in Deir ez-Zor we have taken all the necessary measures to prevent such mistakes against Russian troops and military facilities in Syria," — said the representative of the Russian defense Ministry, commenting on reports in the Western media about the discussion in the White house of possible strikes on the positions of Syrian troops.

the defense Ministry advises colleagues in Washington to carefully calculate the possible consequences of attacking government forces in Syria, he added Konashenkov.

"In a number of reputable Western media published leaks about the discussion in the White house the possibility of a missile and air strikes on the positions of Syrian troops. History shows that often such stuffing to be a prologue to the real action," he said.

According to Konashenkov, a particular concern is that the initiators of the "information provocation" are the representatives of the CIA and the Pentagon that "in September report to his President about the alleged handling of opposition fighters, and is now lobbying for "kinetic" scenario in Syria."

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