Fox News: Russia tells USA to withdraw warplanes from Syria


September 30, 2015


Translated by Kristina Rus

“Senior U.S. official told correspondent Jen Griffin that the Russian authorities demanded that the U.S. immediately withdraw warplanes from Syria”, – stated the Fox News post  on Twitter.

Earlier the Russian Defense Ministry reported that the information center in Baghdad coordinates the air strikes on the (banned in Russia) group of the “Islamic state” in Syria and transmits the information to the representatives of the United States. The Ministry clarified that the information about the beginning of the air operation involving the troops of the Russian Federation will be provided to the information center and American partners.

It is already known that Russia is represented at the information center by the officer of the General staff with the rank of General. Russian military expects to get access to all the resources available to the center for coordination of strikes, including satellite imagery, data of intelligence-drones and radio intercepts.

Today the Federation Council has authorized the use of Russia’s Armed forces abroad at the request of the President of Russia. The head of the presidential administration, Sergei Ivanov stressed that we are talking about Syria, and in particular on combating ISIS militants.

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