MOSCOW, September 19. /TASS/. The US-led coalition’s fighter jets and drones violated Syria’s airspace in the al-Tanf area 19 times during the past day, Vadim Kulit, deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria (a division of the Russian defense ministry), said on Tuesday.
"Four pairs of F-35, two paira of F-16 and two pairs of Rafale fighter jets, as well as three MQ-1C multi-role unmanned aerial vehicles violated Syria’s airspace in the al-Tanf area, across which international air routes run, 19 times during the day," he said.
According to Kulit, 18 violations of the deconfliction protocols of December 9, 2019 linked with the flights by the coalition drones were reported in Syria in the past 24 hours.
"The coalition continues to create dangerous situation that may cause air accident or incidents and escalate the situation in Syria’s airspace," he said.