Pompeo said he had contacted the Russian side on the operation in Idlib - VIDEO

Pompeo said he had contacted the Russian side on the operation in Idlib - VIDEO
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US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Monday that he had contacted Russian officials in connection with a special operation by US troops in northwestern Syria to eliminate the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group, Abu Bakra al-Baghdadi, APA reports citing Fox News.

“On the eve of the operation, the State Department, together with the US Department of Defense, worked diligently to make it possible,” he said. “It was clear that we had to enter an airspace that was not under American control, and therefore that night I turned to our Russian colleagues in order to clearly state to them our expectations regarding our ability to transfer our troops to wherever and when necessary, and then to return safely. How to use throughout the US government. "

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