Last quote by Igor Konashenkov
Igor Konashenkov quotes
The Russian and Syrian air forces haven't conducted any strikes on Aleppo for 28 days.
The Russian Defense Ministry will be ready to consider introducing new 'humanitarian pauses' at any time as soon as representatives of the U.N. mission in Syria officially confirm their readiness and possibility to deliver humanitarian aid to eastern Aleppo and to evacuate wounded and sick civilians.
But we believe that simply extending their duration without offering real assistance to civilians, and allow the terrorists to restore their capabilities, would be unproductive and defy common sense.
Flights over Aleppo by the Russian and Syrian air forces have been completely halted for the last seven days.
There were no Russian planes in the area of the aid convoy to Aleppo. That is a fact.
These missile units have been deployed more than once (in the Kaliningrad region)... and will be deployed as part of military training of the Russian armed forces.
We did not have to wait for too long - our American partners confirmed it themselves in their revelatory endeavor.
We have taken all the necessary measures to prevent any such 'mistakes' with regard to Russian servicemen and military facilities in Syria.
It must be understood that Russian air defense missile crews will unlikely have time to clarify via the hotline the exact flight program of the missiles or the ownership of their carriers.
I would recommend our colleagues in Washington to carefully weigh possible consequences of the fulfillment of such plans.
It's time for our American partners to publicly recognize that practically all Syrian 'opposition' nurtured and controlled by them is an inalienable part of the al-Qaida.
What makes Kirby's statement particularly shocking is that the scale of direct U.S. influence on terrorists' activity is global, and that it reaches as far as Russia.
We are fully ready to continue the dialogue with America and elaborate joint measures of fighting terrorists in Syria. However, this dialogue must exclude even a hint of a threat to our military and Russian citizens.
Only the drone's owners know what it was doing there at the necessary moment and what tasks it was carrying out.
There are no craters and the exterior of the vehicles do not have the kind of damage consistent with blasts caused by bombs dropped from the air.
We have studied video footage from the scene from so-called 'activists' in detail and did not find any evidence that the convoy had been struck by ordnance.
If this air strike was the result of a targeting error, it is a direct consequence of the U.S. side's stubborn unwillingness to coordinate its action against terrorist groups on Syrian territory with Russia.
Saturday's video conference with the Pentagon was "constructive," reflecting a shared desire "to improve coordination in fighting terrorist organizations in Syria and avoid incidents while conducting military operations there.
I would recommend that our Washington colleagues carefully consider the possible consequences of implementing such plans. I would like to remind US strategists that air cover for Russian airbases in Hmeymim and Tartus is provided by S-400 and S-300 air defence systems, whose radius of action could become a surprise for any unidentified flying objects.
Russian planes did not carry out any combat missions, to say nothing of any air strikes, in the province of Idlib.
The building in question is intact, according to satellite photos.
The data available to us shows that a plane of one of the countries of the so-called 'anti-ISIS' coalition has been operating in Aleppo airspace after a long period of inactivity.
The freedom of the seas of the U.S. destroyer does not cancel the freedom of the air for the Russian aircraft.
The hysteria launched by the Turkish side that we define as 'unsubstantiated propaganda' looks pretty much like a premeditated provocation.
Once more, nothing concrete or new was published, only the same cliches and fakes that we have already debunked repeatedly. The report constantly uses expressions such as 'supposedly Russian strikes,''possible violations of international law'– a lot of assumptions without any evidence.