Russian defense Ministry recommended the US state Department to test your knowledge of UN security Council resolutions and maps of the middle East region. This was stated by the official representative of the law enforcement agencies of Russia major-General Igor Konashenkov, reports “Interfax”.
“Not in our rules to give advice to the leadership of the state Department of the United States. However, it is difficult to resist the recommendation to check the presence of logic and knowledge of the fundamental instruments of international law, some representatives of the state Department. And should start with a knowledge test of UN security Council resolution No. 2231 (2015)”, — said Konashenkov, noting that in the above document says about the necessity of obtaining permission of the UN security Council to “sell”, “transfer” or “use” of combat aircraft for Iran.
He also added that representatives of the U.S. state Department needs “to discover that Syria is a separate sovereign state”. To do this, the representative of the defense Ministry asked the us side to work with the pencils on the outline maps.
In addition, Konashenkov said that the Russian aviation base which Iranian Hamadan on August 16 carry out airstrikes, is completely legitimate. He stressed that permission to conduct military actions that the United States wants Russia, not the American side, which the Turkish air base in Incirlik” strikes on militant positions in Syria.
“Well, as a simple question asked to ponder the answer — if there is at least one provision of the UN Charter, the security Council resolution or the bilateral agreement between USA and Syria, authorizing the bombing of its territory by aircraft and attack drones, the US air force with the Turkish airbase Incirlik or any other foreign bases,” — said Konashenkov.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov had stated that Russia’s use of military base in Iran is not contrary to the resolutions of the UN Security Council what Moscow was suspicious of the American side.
Earlier official representative of US state Department mark Toner said that Washington is considering whether to use Russia’s military base in Iran a violation of UN security Council resolutions.
On August 16, Russia began to carry out air attacks of the militants of the banned organization “Islamic state” and “Frente al-Nusra” from the base of Hamadan, located in Iran. To the present time Russian bombers made two flights.