"On behalf of the Syrian people and by my name, we express our deep condolence over the fall of the Russian jet on the Mediterranean, causing the martyrdom of the Russian heroes who were doing their noble duties along with their colleagues of the Russian military forces in the fight against terrorism in Syria", al-Assad said.
Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Wednesday that Russian experts will study the data to be provided by the Israeli air force chief.
Monday's attack came just hours after Russian Federation and Turkey negotiated a partial demilitarization of the Idlib province, which is the last remaining stronghold of anti-government militants, including the Al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (also known as the Jabhat Al-Nusra).
"By using the Russian plane as cover the Israeli air pilots made it vulnerable to Syrian air defense fire".
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered Russian Federation "all necessary information" to investigate.
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militia said Wednesday his group may reduce the number of its fighters in Syria because of an easing of the conflict, particularly after a recent Russian-Turkey agreement that prevented an offensive on the last rebel stronghold.
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"Israel expresses sorrow for the death of the aircrew members of the Russian plane that was downed tonight due to Syrian anti-aircraft fire", the IDF said, and noted that the Russian plane that was hit "was not within the area of the operation".
The incident, according to Agence France-Presse, "was the worst case of friendly fire between the two allies since Russia's game-changing military intervention in September 2015". Some 15 Russian servicemen were killed in the crash, causing a tiff between Russia and Israel, which had been coordinating Syria policy.
The target of the Israeli strike was identified by Syria as a subsidiary of its defense ministry, known as the Organization for Technical Industries, which has suspected ties to the country's chemical weapons and missile programs. These weapons were meant to attack Israel, and posed an intolerable threat against it.
In the early hours of Tuesday, Israeli F-16s entered Syrian airspace with a view to striking Syrian military targets in the northwestern Latakia province. The ministry accused the Israeli army of "intentional provocation" and said Israel did not warn Russian Federation of its operation in the area until one minute before the strike.
Israel, for its part, denied any responsibility, instead blaming Syria's Assad regime for the incident.
The analyst went on to assert that the shoot down incident would likely serve to enhance Russian-Israeli coordination in Syria.
Butler has reportedly given the Timberwolves a list of one to three teams where he would be open to signing a contract extension. Butler is downplaying his fractured relationship with Towns as a reason for wanting a trade, league sources said .
While we fell short of adjectives to describe his superlative performances, the man himself was relentlessly at it time and again. We gave the ball away in hard circumstances and they scored twice, but after that, the reaction from the lads was superb.
Further, the offence has now been made non-compoundable, where a magistrate can use his powers to settle the dispute. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 was passed in the Lok Sabha in December a year ago .
She said that includes ship-to-ship transfers of banned items, mainly oil but increasingly coal and other goods. Now the United States will address the sanctions violations at the Security Council on Monday.
That sparked an angry reaction from the former Real Madrid star who gave him a tap on the head to express his disbelief. Ronaldo was being tracked by Murillo in the penalty box and aimed a small kick at his opponent as they tussled.
Earlier in the day, Trump visited the city of New Bern, North Carolina, which experienced severe flooding due to Florence. Of those, 27 died in North Carolina, including in Duplin County, where the Sandersons live.
The alleged threats were made through text messages and online voice messages at about 9 pm on Monday, according to local media. I will come to your house tonight and f*** your world up", Aliperti said in one of the messages sent to the 11 year old boy.
Ousmane Dembélé scored his fifth goal of the season with a handsome turn and curling effort from 20 yards. Messi sized it up and sent it spinning away from the hand of Jeroen Zoet and into the top corner.
The visual was meant to confirm James and Bugs Bunny as stars while Ryan Coogler produces with director Terence Nance . According to the Hollywood Reporter , work on the film is expected to begin in 2019.
The delay makes it increasingly hard for Kavanaugh to win approval by October 1, when the new session of the Supreme Court begins. Ford's lawyers say she has been the target of "vicious harassment and even death threats" since coming forward with her story.
He added that another 40 to 50 people, who were staying inside a bunkhouse that was buried under a landslide, are feared dead. This was reported by The Associated Press Sunday, September 16. "It swayed for quite a long time , at least two hours".
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North Korea pledges to close down key missile test site
They said the North was also willing to close its main nuclear complex if the United States took unspecified "reciprocal action". President Trump said Wednesday that "tremendous progress" was being made toward North Korea giving up nuclear weapons.
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However, they recently made a decision to part ways with him, and the Patriots traded a fifth-round pick to acquire him. Gordon is now terrorizing the Patriots defense during practice, though he was limited with a hamstring injury.
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The investigation has been handed over to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, the news release said. The SCDOT added the driver of the vehicle had to go around a barrier to get stuck where they were.