Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister claimed Thursday that a US military aircraft took control of 13 drones over Syria and attempted to have them attack a Russian military base there but the drones were downed before they could reach their target Alexander foeman said the drones were heading toward he Miami Mayor base in Latakia province when a US Boeing p8 Poseidon.
Flying over the Mediterranean took control of them he didn’t say who.
The drones belong to or when the alleged incident happened Bowman speaking at a security conference in Beijing in remarks carried by Russian news agencies said the drones were destroyed before they.
Could reach the base there was no US comment on the claim foeman’s comments marked the first time Moscow has directly accused the United States of coordinating an.
Attack on Russian assets in Syria asked about foeman’s statement Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the information was very troubling he added that he doesn’t exclude that Putin could raise the issue when he meets with US President Donald Trump in Paris when they both attend November 11th events marking 100 years since Armistice Day Russia has waged a military campaign in support of Syrian.
President Bashar Assad since.
2015 helping turn the tide of the country’s civil war in his favor the he my main base has served as the main hub for Russian operations in Syria it has come under repeated drone attacks launched by the rebels this year the Russian military has maintained a hotline with the US to.
Prevent clashes and other incidents between Russian and US forces in Syria..