Middle East20:15 08.02.2018(updated 20:35 08.02.2018) Get short URL118
US Department of Defense spokesperson Dana White has announced that the US-led coalition that on Wednesday attacked Syria’s pro-government forces in the Deir ez-Zor province informed Russia of its actions in advance.
“The Coalition officials alerted Russian officials of the SDF presence via the deconflicion line in advance of the attack,” White said in a press briefing.
She went on to note that the US is not looking for a conflict with the government forces, adding that “any action that takes away from our ongoing operations to defeat ISIS [Deash] is a distraction.”
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