Lavrov: US military presence in Syria is contrary to international law[/rtl]
[rtl]Release Date:: 2019/10/30 9:45 • 15 times read[/rtl]
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that maintaining the US military presence in Syria to "protect the oil fields" is contrary to international law.
"The actions of the United States in Syria are contrary to international law," Lavrov said at the end of a meeting of Russian, Turkish and Iranian foreign ministers in Geneva.
Lavrov stressed that the fact that US troops remain after the announcement of withdrawal from Syria "to protect oil fields from ISIS" is just an excuse.
He pointed out that the fact that any exploitation of the natural resources of a sovereign state without its consent is illegal, stressing that Russia will defend this position. is over