MOSCOW, February 28 – RIA Novosti. The United States transported 10 Islamic State terrorist militants * from its illegal base in the Syrian province of Al-Khaseke to the desert in the province of Deir ez-Zor, the Syrian state agency SANA reports, citing sources.
According to sources, the militants were airlifted by two helicopters from the American base in Al-Shaddadi to the desert in Deir ez-Zor.
Earlier in January, it was reported that the US military had transported 70 IS * fighters from prison to its military base in Syria.
The US armed forces, together with the Arab-Kurdish militias of the “Syrian Democratic Forces”, illegally control territories in the north and northeast of Syria in the provinces of Deir ez-Zor, Al-Haseke and Raqqa, where the largest oil and gas fields in Syria are located.
Official Damascus has repeatedly called the presence of the US military on its territory occupation and state piracy with the aim of outright theft of oil.
* Terrorist organization, banned in Russia