Russia says will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked


#1

“A representative of the U.S. military command in Al Udeid (the U.S. operations center in Qatar) was told in no uncertain terms that any attempts to open fire from areas where SDF fighters are located would be quickly shut down,” Major-General Igor Konashenkov said in a statement.

“Fire points in those areas will be immediately suppressed with all military means.”

In a sign of the high stakes as both forces come in increasing proximity, U.S. and Russian generals held a face-to-face meeting this week in an effort to avoid accidental clashes, U.S. military officials said on Thursday.

“They had a face-to-face discussion, laid down maps and graphics,” said Army Colonel Ryan Dillon, a Baghdad-based spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition, adding it appeared to be the first meeting of its kind.


#2

Good catch. This article may seem kind of weird and not signifcant, but basically what happened today was that the US and Russia met face to face after the US attacked Russian forces directly in a “de-escalation” zone. Since the last remaining oil fields are the only ones left under US control, the US is essentially cornered and their attempt at a pincer move just got stone walled and the Russians are now going to be serious in engaging any US proxies or the US themselves. And the US’s own prxoies are getting BTFO one after the other, the Kurds are pretty much a last ditch effort.


#3

This isn’t anything new. Why do you think Russia brought S400 systems to Syria for? It sure as fuck wasn’t to shoot down ISIS airplanes.


#4

The CIA is growing increasingly nervous. Just wait until the shoot down an Israeli aircraft.


#5

Makes complete sense. We’ve been trying to regime change Russia’s top ally in the region, also home of Russia’s second warm water port at Tarsus.