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Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the actions of the Russian armed forces in Syria, undertaken after the attack on the su-25. His words on Monday, February 5, reports the correspondent of”.ru.»
“They (the actions against the terrorists — primas’. «Tapes.ru») was triggered by a tragic event, when terrorists were shot down our plane. Heroic pilot killed, we all condolences to the families and friends of the pilot and are proud of our heroes. Naturally, this tragic accident was followed by decisive action to curb the terrorist activity”, — said the press Secretary of the President.
Peskov also said that after the completion of the active stage of the operation to support the Syrian armed forces in their counter-terrorism work, Moscow has retained sufficient capacity “so that, if necessary, to strike at the terrorists a crushing blow”. “These are targeted attacks it and goes”, — he stressed.
The su-25 was shot down in the Syrian province of Idlib February 3. Responsibility for the attack on the aircraft undertook terrorist group “Jaish al-Nasr”.
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