Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has slammed US threats to use force the Syrian Army adding that the situation “is rather alarming as it directly affects Syria’s sovereignty.”
“As you know, there have been not only threats, but a fact of using force in this area [Al-Tanaf],” Lavrov said, according to the Russian state-run news agency TASS. “I believe this situation is rather alarming as it directly affects Syria’s sovereignty. Certainly, these issues need to be solved, and our troops are doing this now.“
Lavrov added that the effort is now underway through a channel set up between the Russian Aerospace Forces and the US-led coalition.
Thehe sides will reportedly discuss the results a next meeting on the Syrian crisis, which is due to take place soon in Astana.