The us military tried to prevent a Russian patrol in Syria
American soldiers tried to block the path of Russian military patrol in Syria, but their armored vehicle stalled, told RIA Novosti source familiar with the situation.
"The incident occurred in the village of Abra, about 50 kilometers from al-hasakah," - said the Agency interlocutor.
From under the hood of American M1235 MRAP armored vehicles tried to block the path of the Russian military, suddenly threw steam, and it did. This was preceded by cotton, typical of the breakthrough of the tube of the cooling system of the engine.
After that, the Russians continued to follow the route.
RIA Novosti has requested a review of the Pentagon over the incident.
Former head of the main Department of international military cooperation of the defense Ministry Colonel General Leonid Ivashov said RIA Novosti that the incident in Syria could be both casual and provocation of the United States.
"The conflict, including on the roads, will continue. In the interests of the Pentagon to support the country's smoldering conflict", — said Ivashov.
He did not rule out that the incident in Abra could be accidental, caused by intemperance or ambitions troops from one side or the other, "no political order".
According to experts, the US is interested in that, "the middle East oil and gas did not go to China and Europe."
"Americans are a little bit confused in the middle East, including therefore the growing threat that any such incident in Syria, can be promoted to the global scale", — concluded Ivashov.
In turn, the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense Franz Klintsevich, the radio station "Moscow speaking" said that Americans used to consider themselves "supermen" in any country where they are, and to ignore local laws.
Klintsevich noted that in this case they are faced with people who to this behavior "not being", and are now forced to come up with excuses for his behavior.
He pointed out that in such situations all have an obligation to focus on international law, determined by the leadership of the conduct of the patrol in which everyone should behave in accordance with the rules of the road and the resulting agreements.
"So this is an ordinary provocation on some primitive level, boyish domination", - said Klintsevich.