Russia: The Russian Defense Ministry has published satellite intelligence images proving that oil from Syria was sent abroad under the guard of US servicemen before and after the defeat of the Daesh terrorists, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said on Saturday, October 26, 2019.
The ministry said that “the space intelligence images showed that oil was actively extracted and massively exported for processing outside Syria, under the reliable protection of US troops, before and after the defeat of the Daesh* terrorists.”
“Meanwhile, Washington imposed sanctions on shipping hydrocarbons to Syria, which spans not only US companies, but everyone else,”
Pentagon chief Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States intends to take measures in the near future to strengthen positions in the Syrian Deir Ez-Zor region to prevent terrorists from accessing oil fields. According to him, the United States is studying how to move forces in the region, “to ensure the safety of oil fields.”
Pentagon chief Mark Esper said Friday that the US intended to take measures in the near future to strengthen its position in the Syrian region of Deir Ez-Zor in order to prevent terrorists from accessing oil fields. According to the defen