The US-led coalition strike on a govermment military convoy in Syria is unacceptable and violates the sovereignty of the country, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Friday.
“Any military actions leading to the aggravation of the situation in Syria definitely affect the political process. Especially if such actions are committed against the Syrian armed forces… This is totally unacceptable; it is a violation of Syrian sovereignty. Of course, it does not help the political process,” Gatilov said.
On Thursday, the US-led coalition air power bombed a Syrian army military convoy 50 km from the town of Al-Tanf located at the Syrian-Iraqi border. The airstrikes led to casualties among military personnel and caused a material damage. (MORE HERE)
The US-led coalition insisted that Syrian forces were posing a threat to US-led coalition military personnel in the area.
Meanwhile, experts believe that Washington and its allies are seeking to not allow government forces to regain control over the Iraqi border with these actions.