US denies cooperating with Russia in Syria

US denies cooperating with Russia in Syria

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Russia has Monday with six TU-22 bombers, air strikes, carried out at checkpoints, ammunition and wapendepots of Islamic State near the Syrian town of Deir al-Zor. Russia says it together to have worked with the United States, but that has the Us department of Defense denied.

The Russian ministry of Defence says the coordinates of IS targets to have received from the coalition against IS under the leadership of the United States. There would be a hotline are prepared to share such information.

The Pentagon denies that there is cooperation with the Russians. A spokesman called it “nonsense”. The US would only with Russia provide for the escalation of the conflict.

The United States want cooperation with Russia in Syria, however, not exclude. According to the White House, it is especially important that interventions abroad, the U.S. or American interests it should serve.


The Russian long-afstandsbommenwerpers started bombing after they’re over Iran and Iraq were flown. According to the Russian ministry of Defence, all the goals that they on the eye had been destroyed.

IS the largest part of Deir al-Zor and the surrounding area busy since 2015, but Syria controls the airport and adjacent neighborhoods in the city on the Euphrates. In the IS besieged town there are about 110,000 people.

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