The White House said that the Russian troops in Syria and increase of their number, as well as military vehicles, may lead to a confrontation with the forces of the international coalition under the auspices of the U.S. figting against the ISIS, Joinfo.ua reports referring to AFP.
“The U.S. is concerned about the information that Russia deploys additional troops and aircraft in Syria. These steps can lead to great loss of human lives, can increase the flow of refugees and threaten confrontation with the coalition fighting against the ISIS in Syria,” said a spokesman for the White House Josh Ernest.
He said Russia’s actions today, “ar edifficult to understand”.
It should be noted that Russia, according to media reports, has began to increase the number of planes loaded with aid for the Syrian President Bashar Assad.
According to Foxnews, in recent days there were a few flights of the Russian Federation in Syria. So, one of the world’s largest military transport aircraft, a Russian AN-124 Ruslan landed at the airport of Latakia on the Mediterranean coast yesterday. The news agency France Presse informs that at the airport Latakia in recent days landed two An-124 and one Russian passenger aircraft.