An earlier CENTCOM Press Release claimed that Russia had knowledge that the United States were going to begin airstrikes in areas of Deir Ezzor. This has been flatly denied by the Russian side.
In response, Moscow has called for an urgent United Nations Security Council meeting and for Washington to explain its actions.
“If the airstrike was caused by the wrong coordinates of targets than it’s a direct consequence of the stubborn unwillingness of the American side to coordinate with Russia in its actions against terrorist groups in Syria,” Konashenkov of Russia's Defense Ministry said.
‘US is defending ISIS’: Russia convenes UNSC meeting after US coalition strike on Syrian armyRT is reporting that the UNSC emergency meeting is already underway:
“If previously we had suspicions that Al-Nusra Front is protected this way, now, after today's airstrikes on the Syrian army we come to a really terrifying conclusion for the entire world: The White House is defending IS [Islamic State, formerly ISIS/ISIL]," Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told Rossiya 24.
“We demand a full and detailed explanation from Washington. That explanation must be given at the UN Security Council,” Zakharova added.
The Foreign Ministry has demanded full and detailed explanation from Washington over the incident in Deir ez-Zor, in which 62 Syrian troops were killed and over 100 injured.
Russia should know by now that the ziofascist, neocon, globalist, rogue faction that took over the US after the 9/11 coup...and that NEEDS WWIII....does not have to explain its actions...