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US-led coalition’s aircraft violate Syrian airspace 3 times

US-led coalition’s aircraft violate Syrian airspace 3 times

TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) – The US-led coalition’s aircraft violated Syria’s airspace three times during the past day, Yury Popov, deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria said on Friday

"Aircraft of the so-called international anti-terrorist coalition led by the United States continues to create dangerous situation that may cause air accident or incidents and escalate the situation in Syria’s airspace," he said.

"A pair of the coalition’s F-15 fighter jets, as well as an MQ-1C multi-role unmanned aerial vehicle violated Syria’s airspace in the al-Tanf area, across which international air routes run, three times during the day," TASS quoted Popov as saying.

Apart from that, in his words, five violations of the deconfliction protocols of December 9, 2019, linked with the flights by the US-led coalition unmanned aerial vehicles were reported in Syria in the past 24 hours.

He also said that no shelling attacks on positions of Syrian government troops by militants of the Jabhat al-Nusra were reported in the Idlib de-escalation zone during the day.

According to the 2017 agreement among Iran, Russia, and Turkey as the guarantor countries of the Astana Peace Talks, four safe zones were established in Syria.

Three regions came under the control of the Syrian army in 2018, but the fourth region, which includes Idlib province in northwestern Syria and small parts of Latakia, Hama, and Aleppo provinces, is still under the control of terrorist groups and adversary groups.

At the end of the summer of 2018, the leaders of Russia and Turkey reached an agreement in Sochi, Russia, during which Turkey promised to remove or disarm the terrorists based in this region without bloodshed.


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