US military announces airstrikes against groups affiliated with Iran’s IRGC in Syria

US military announces airstrikes against groups affiliated with Iran’s IRGC in Syria
# 24 August 2022 10:22 (UTC +04:00)

US President Joe Biden ordered airstrikes on facilities being used by groups affiliated with Iran in Syria, the US military said late Tuesday, APA reports.

“At President Biden’s direction, US military forces conducted precision airstrikes in Deir ez-Zor Syria today,” said Col. Joe Buccino, US Central Command (CENTCOM) communication director. He said that the strikes targeted infrastructure facilities used by groups affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

“The United States does not seek conflict, but will continue to take necessary measures to protect and defend our people,” he said. “US forces remain in Syria to ensure the enduring defeat of ISIS.”

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