20 Jun '16, 6am

Pentagon slams Russia for striking US-backed Syrian rebels: Pentagon chief Ashton Carter on Friday hit out at...

Pentagon slams Russia for striking US-backed Syrian rebels: Pentagon chief Ashton Carter on Friday hit out at...

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter on Friday hit out at Russia for bombing US-backed forces in southern Syria who he said were fighting the Islamic State group, calling their actions “problematic.” “This was an attack on forces, first of all, that were fighting ISIL. Obviously that’s the first thing that’s problematic about this Russian conduct,” Carter told reporters, using an alternate acronym for the IS group. Carter admitted that perhaps Russian forces made a mistake when they conducted a series of air strikes on Thursday near al-Tanaf — but said in that case, it highlighted poor intelligence on their side. “If it was their intention, it is the opposite of what they said they were going to do,” he said. “If not, it says something about the quality of information upon which they make their strikes.” On Thursday, a senior US defense official said that Russian aircraft had not ...

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