The United States fired two F-15s and seven precision munitions in a strike against Shiite militias in Syria, completely destroying nine targets and incapacitating two more. This was announced on Friday at a press briefing by the assistant to the head of the Pentagon for public relations John Kirby.
“Two F-15E Strike Eagle dropped seven precision-guided munitions, completely destroying nine targets and partially destroying two targets, rendering them functionally incapacitated,” he said.
Kirby clarified that the US military contacted the Russian side immediately before the air strike on the targets of pro-Iranian groups in Syria, for this, the conflict prevention mechanism in this Arab country was used. “We contacted the Russians just before the strike [в Сирии]by using the conflict prevention mechanism that operates there, “he said.