The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov stated during the meeting with Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem held during the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly that «attempts to prevent the counter-terrorist operation in Syria will not remain without response,» according to RIA Novosti.
«We regularly speak with Americans, the state Department and the Pentagon, and we explained, as publicly stated by the defense Ministry what was happening. We have made it clear that if those territories that are close to the American «friends», or how they can even call it that, attempts will be made to complicate the completion of the counterterrorist operation, it will not remain without response», — said Lavrov.
Moallem noted that the US is trying to prevent the advance of the Syrian army in Deir ez-Zor. According to him, Syria’s cooperation with Russia is beginning to bear fruit, and the Syrian people «has increasingly become aware that they are writing the latest Chapter of the crisis.»