"As a result of the attack, the Syrian aircraft was destroyed", the Russian ministry said Monday, adding that the pilot ejected over an ISIS-controlled area and his status is unknown.
Six missiles with a range of between 650 to 700 kilometers (400-435 miles) were fired from western Iran, soaring over Iraqi territory and striking the targets in Deir al-Zor.
The US military says they tried to de-escalate the situation before taking down the aircraft.
The U.S. -led coalition shot down the Syrian army's Su-22 aircraft on Sunday after it claimed that Syrian aircraft had attacked the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) positions south of Tabqah. "And we're going to continue to keep an open mind of communication with the Russians...it's important and crucial that we keep lines of communication open to de-conflict potential issues".
Lawyer: Trump Tweet Was A Reaction, Not Admission To Being Investigated
Sekulow , however, said Trump's tweet from Trump was specifically directed at a "fake" media report with no "documented sources". That assessment was at odds with a Washington Post report last week and seemingly with a tweet by Trump himself on Friday.
Russian Federation backs the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad and the United States supports anti-Assad rebels.
Russia, which is flying its own air war in Syria to prop up President Bashar al-Assad, condemned the incident and said it had shut off a special "deconfliction" hotline with the USA military, through which the two powers can warn each other of operations and avoid mishaps.
The ministry also called on the US military to provide a full account of why it chose to shoot down the Syrian SU-22.
"Any flying objects, including planes and drones of the worldwide coalition, discovered west of the Euphrates River will be tracked as aerial targets by Russia's air defences on and above ground", it warned.
Beyonce's dad angers fans by confirming birth of twins
Page Six reports that the two newest members of the Carter family were born June 12 at the UCLA Medica Center in L.A. Soon after, several sources claimed that Beyonce and Jay-Z wanted to have a child for quite some time.
The U.S. -led coalition has taken a lot of pressure off regional powers, even though ISIS threatens their security and territorial integrity far more than it threatens America. The threat posed by the government plane forced USA naval intelligence to sortie out and shoot down the belligerent aircraft.
It appeared to be Iran's first missile attack overseas in over 15 years and its first in the Syrian conflict, in which it has provided crucial support to Assad.
A Government spokesman added: "Air operations continue and deconfliction measures are ongoing".
Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said it was a "continuation of America's line to disregard the norms of worldwide law". "And we'll see if that's true here in the coming hours, because all of our operations in and around Raqqa and southern Syria are designed specifically to get after ISIS".
The developments give new urgency to a meeting set for later this week between senior US and Russian diplomats that were meant to focus on irritants in the relationship that are hampering cooperation in other areas, notably Syria and Ukraine.
The Columbus McKinnon Corporation (CMCO) Shares Bought by Alambic Investment Management LP
Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Columbus McKinnon Corporation by 1.5% in the first quarter. Beddow Capital Management Inc sold 4,965 shares as the company's stock declined 3.45% while stock markets rallied.
"The Russians clearly are doing a lot of sabre rattling right now, but the reality is that the United States has significantly superior air power in the region, and it would be extremely foolish for the Russians to pick a fight with the United States in Syria", said Nile Gardiner, an worldwide affairs expert at the Heritage Foundation think tank.
- British PM vows to fight terrorism, extremism
- Catalina Lighting Inc (NASDAQ:CALA) Sentiment Up in Q4 2016
- Kindnap Kingpin Leads Police To Detention Camps
- Canelo Alvarez: 'I didn't recognise Billy Joe Saunders'
- White House confirms Trump met with Mueller
- Five missing after Grenfell Tower fire found 'safe and well'
- Protesters Arrested During Final 'Julius Caesar' Performance
- Inc. Buys Shares of 118813 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- Shares in Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA) Acquired by Karp Capital Management Corp
- CNN Files Federal Lawsuit Asking for Comey Memos