The Russian Ambassador said about the right to shoot down missiles at a U.S. strike on Syria

Who provided the head of the Russian diplomatic mission in Lebanon, the authority to make such statements not specified.

Російський посол заявив про право збивати ракети при ударі США по Сирії

Russia reserves the right to strike at the sources of fire and shoot down the missiles if the U.S. would use force against Syria. This was stated by Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin TV channel “al-Manar”, which is owned by the militant Lebanese Shiite organization “Hezbollah”, reports Rus.Media.

He added that Moscow may strike at objects that were used to launch missiles at targets in Syria.

Who provided the head of the Russian diplomatic mission in Lebanon, the authority to make such statements not specified.

In the Military doctrine of Russia States that “the use of armed forces, other troops and bodies in peacetime by a decision of the President of the Russian Federation in the procedure established by Federal law.” “The use of armed forces, other troops and bodies is implemented decisively, purposefully and comprehensively based on advance and constant analysis of current military-political and military-strategic situation”, — the document says.

April 11 The New York Times reported that the President of the United States Donald trump and his advisers are considering the possibility of strikes on Syria. The reason for this in Washington call made by government forces in the city Duma attack using chemical weapons.

Damascus all charges in the address rejects. Russia has warned the US of grave consequences in case of strikes on Syria.

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