Russian Foreign Minister Warns U.S. That They Are 'Playing With Fire' In Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Sergei Savostyanov\TASS

TASS: Moscow calls on US not to play with fire in Syria

The Russian top diplomat noted that the US made provocative steps in Syria

MOSCOW, February 19. /TASS/. Russia calls on the US not to play with fire in Syria and measure its steps proceeding from the interests of the Syrian people and the region as a whole, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday at the opening of the Valdai Discussion Club’s conference dubbed "Russia in the Middle East: Playing on All Fields."

When the issue concerns the need to preserve Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, "we cannot but observe with concern attempts to disintegrate Syria," he said. "Such concerns arise after studying the plans which the US is starting to implement on soil, chiefly east of the Euphrates, on the vast territories between this river and Syria’s borders with Iraq and Turkey.

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WNU Editor: The U.S. is not the only country "playing with fire" in Syria .... Growing Anger In Russia On The Kremlin's Response To Reports That Hundreds Of Russian Contractors Were Killed In A Clash With U.S. Forces In Syria (February 17, 2018).

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