The Russian foreign Ministry made a statement «About the Israeli strikes in Syria», the text of which is published on the Agency’s website.
«In Moscow with serious concern the perceived recent events and the attack on Syria. Of particular concern is the danger of escalation of tensions in and around the areas of de-escalation in Syria, which has become an important factor in the reduction of violence on Syrian soil. We remind you that the Syrian government forces abide by the existing agreements for the sustainable functioning of the de-escalation area in the South-West of the country,» the statement said.
The Russian foreign Ministry urged all involved in the conflict sides to show restraint and avoid any actions that could lead to further complication of the situation. Also, the Russian foreign Ministry called unacceptable endangerment of the lives of Russian servicemen who are in Syria at the invitation of the legitimate government to help fight terrorists.