Vladimir Dobrovolsky. The U.S. does not consider that the action of Russia in the Syrian Arab Republic to distract attention from the situation in Ukraine, and discuss both issues, said the head of the U.S. Department of defense Ashton Carter.
"Today at the current meeting no distractions, we discussed both issues. The whole Alliance, like America, are determined to deal With both Eastern and southern flank, as often stated in the NATO. There is no sense of neither the Alliance nor the United States, that Russian actions in the Syrian Arab Republic to distract from Ukraine, " said Carter correspondents after the meeting of defense Ministers of countries-members of NATO.
From September 30 to Russia at the request of President Bashar al-Assad began to apply air strikes against the "Islamic country" in the Syrian Arab Republic, using attack aircraft su-25 frontline bombers su-24M, su-34, With their cover of air fighters su-30CM.