US officials say bombing Iran's "Daesh" and drop America plane Syria complicates matters
WASHINGTON Tehran / Reuters O.v.b-
US officials said, does not seem that there is a direct link between the bombing of Iran with missiles to regulate "Daesh" terrorist inside Syria and Drop the United States aircraft Syria, but the events underline the complexity of the region carried out in which Syria, Russia, Turkey, Iran, Israel, America and its allies have an air or missile strikes amid a conflict and the different goals.
According to " The New York Times , " the US newspaper -aly its website yesterday that the American fighter Monday through a plane shot down a warplane Syria on Sunday after bombs were dropped near the local ground forces backed by the United States, noting that , according to US officials, this is the first time the fall US military aircraft Syria since the beginning of the civil war in 2011. the
newspaper pointed out that the confrontation represents a further escalation between the forces that support Syrian President Bashar al - Assad and the United States, which directs the military campaign in Syria and Iraq against the terrorist organization.
The newspaper pointed out that the fighter aircraft "F - er - 18" shot down a Syrian government south of the town of class aircraft on the same day that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards fired several medium - range missiles from inside Iran on targets in Syria in the hope of punishing "Daesh" forces responsible for terrorist attacks which took place last week
The Iranian Revolutionary Guards announced the launch of six medium - range missiles from the provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdistan (West) on the rules for the organization of "Daesh" "response" to the attacks against the Shura Council and the shrine of Khomeini in Tehran in the June 7 and the two which left 17 people dead and the group has claimed them, according to he said.
General Ramadan Sharif , a spokesman for the Iranian Revolutionary Guards , "he said , according to reliable information, the operation was successful and the missiles destroyed bases to lead and arming Daesh in Deir al - Zour" (eastern Syria), as announced the official website of the Coast Guard, quoted by Agence France - Presse. This is the first time in 30 years in which the firing of rockets from Iran on targets outside its territory.
In turn , deputy director of Iran 's armed forces chief , General Ahmad Reza Bordastan "said defenses are no longer confined to the Iranian territory." He was quoted by local media as saying "our battle arena will be where there is a threat."
For his part, Gen. Amir Ali Haji Zadeh , commander of the Air Force of the Revolutionary Guards said in a media statement that " the rockets crossed the Iraqi airspace and hit their targets in Syria." "At the same time, the march flew the planes that took off from Damascus over the area of Deir al - Zour quoted (photos) for strikes." Haji Zadeh said that the strikes targeted a "small building" was held in which leading figures from the organization "Daesh" meeting.
The agency Tasnim Iran reported that some of the rockets of the so - called model (Zulfiqar) manufactured in Iran , and a range of 750 kilometers.