The US has launched a strike on Syria

CENTCOM: The US Armed Forces attacked the IRGC infrastructure facilities in the Syrian Deir ez-Zor, the US Armed forces (AF) attacked infrastructure facilities used by groups associated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).

This is stated in the Twitter account of the Central Command (CENTCOM) of the US Armed Forces.

According to the report, precision strikes were carried out in the Syrian Deir ez-Zor on the instructions of President Joe Biden. “to protect American personnel from attacks by pro-Iranian groups.”

“The United States does not seek conflict, but will continue to take the necessary measures to protect its citizens,” the statement said. It also emphasizes that the US military is in Syria “to guarantee the defeat of ISIS” (a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation).

Previously, the head of the Main Directorate of the General Staff (former GRU) The Russian Armed Forces (RF Armed Forces) Igor Kostyukov said that the United States is preparing the Syrian opposition forces for terrorist attacks on the territory controlled by Damascus. According to Kostyukov, Western special services provide assistance to radical groups in Syria through non-governmental organizations controlled by them.