BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Foreign Ministry issued an official statement on Thursday, condemning the latest bombing conducted by the U.S. Coalition on the pro-government forces in Deir Ezzor.

“This new aggression, which constitutes a war crime and a crime against humanity is directly in support of terrorism; it also reveals the disgusting nature of America’s intentions against the sovereignty, territorial integrity, and people of Syria,” the statement began

“The Syrian Foreign Ministry urges the international community to hold the so-called ‘International Coalition’ responsible for this latest massacre. We hope this will compel them to stop their crimes and attacks that have killed and wounded thousands of people, including women, children, and the elderly, along with also destroying the public and private infrastructure of Syria,” the statement concluded.

While the U.S. claimed “100 pro-regime fighters” were killed in the attack, a military source told Al-Masdar News that an estimated 25 tribal fighters were killed near the town of Khasham in rural Deir Ezzor.

The U.S. Coalition alleges that they were protecting their fighters in Deir Ezzor after an alleged attack by the pro-government forces.

 

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Take out al-Tanf and al-Zuqf – quickly.
Explain that it is a “response to provocation”.

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Well, Syria has 300mm MLRS. Use cluster ammos, then say there was a problem with the GPS or GLONASS guidance system due to US amming as an excuse to this oooops strike, LOL.

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Russia must do something about it. It is no possible to have overtime attacks from Israel and USA using foolish excuses.

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Well, actually, Israelis responding to shelling over the border in Golan Heights or taking out arms transfers to Lebanese Hezbollah is pretty legal : – Responding to crossborder shooting is 100% OK with international law – ALL Lebanese militias have been ordered to disarm by a 2006 UNSC resolution (which was even voted at the unanimity). As Iran and also Syrian govt are doing weapons transfers to Lebanese Hezbollah, they make Israeli actions to intercept such weapons transfers perfectly legitimate and Syrian govt. is poorly placed to criticise this violation of their airspace as it’s due to the fact themselves… Read more »

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Dear Syrian government, maybe it’s better if you grant Syria air defense system to the IRGC. They know what to do in similar cases.