Vanessa Beeley – Patreon Aug 27, 2020
Video of clash between the Russian forces, legally in Syria at the invitation of the elected Syrian government and the unlawful, uninvited US occupation forces in north-east Syria.
The US military spokespeople, speaking anonymously, made this save-face statement to conceal their embarrassment:
From the Military Times:
” In the most violent skirmish in months between U.S. and Russian forces in Syria, a vehicle collision in the eastern part of the war-torn country left American troops with concussions, two U.S. officials said Wednesday. “
“One official said Russian vehicles sideswiped a light-armored U.S. military vehicle, injuring four Americans. The official said two Russian helicopters flew above the Americans, and one of the aircraft was within about 70 feet the vehicle.”
National Security Council spokesman John Ullyot said in a statement that a Russian vehicle struck the American vehicle near Dayrick, in northeast Syria.
“To deescalate the situation, the coalition patrol departed the area,” Ullyot said. “Unsafe and unprofessional actions like this represent a breach of deconfliction protocols, committed to by the United States and Russia in December 2019.”
Surely the correct “deconfliction protocols” would be for the US military to leave Syria and the region for good?
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