The US-led, so-called anti-terrorist, coalition has reportedly shot down a Syrian government forces aircraft.


Reuters reports the Syrian Arab Army announced that the aircraft was brought down in the southern Raqqa countryside, while it was engaging a fleeing ISIS convoy. The pilot remains missing.


Statement issued by the Syrian General Command of the Army and Armed Forces:

The International Alliance (IAAF) this afternoon called for the targeting of one of our fighter jets in the Rusafa area in the southern Rifqa district while carrying out a combat mission against an organization calling on the terrorist in the area, which led to the plane crash and the loss of the pilot.

This blatant attack confirms beyond doubt the reality of the US position supporting terrorism, which aims to try to influence the ability of the Syrian Arab army the only effective force with its allies that exercise their legitimate right to fight terrorism throughout the territory of the homeland, especially as this attack comes at a time that achieves In which the Syrian Arab Army and its allies made clear progress in fighting the organization calling on the terrorist who is being defeated in the Syrian desert on more than one direction.

It also affirms the existing coordination between the United States of America and the organization of the terrorist advocate, and exposes the malicious intentions of the United States of America in the management and investment of terrorism to achieve its objectives in passing the American Zionist project in the region.

The General Command of the Army and the Armed Forces, warning of the serious consequences of this blatant attack on counterterrorism efforts, affirms that such attacks will not discourage them from their determination and determination to continue the war against the terrorist organizations and groups associated with them and restore security and stability to all the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic.

  • survivor

    This “deconfliction” zone seems to be a made up fantasy by the Pentagon because according to Lavrov he said he knows nothing about this zone and Russia rejects it. So, without Security Council or Damascus authorization, US-led forces are technically operating illegally in Syria. However, Trump like Obama doesn’t really care about international law let alone the sovereignty of Syria and Assad is going to find out real soon what is coming to him. Once ISIS is routed, the so-called U.S. backed proxy army (Kurds and Arabs) will try to establish authority of this area with the full backing of the U.S. and this will then begin the 2nd stage of the war where Assad’s forces will go on the war path to reclaim their entire country from the invaders.