Lavrov: fatal mistake may blast situation in Syria making it uncontrollable

Moscow has warned Washington against implementing its plans of bombing government facilities in Syria in case of attacks on opposition units.

Moscow has warned Washington against implementing its plans of bombing government facilities in Syria in case of attacks on opposition units.

"I have frankly warned my U.S. colleague that some fatal mistake can undermine the situation to such an extent that later nobody will be able to control it," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview with Russia-1 TV channel on Aug.9.

"I think it is very easy to make a mistake in a situation when Americans have no presence "on the ground" the way it was in Afghanistan," he said.

According to Lavrov, U.S. partners "are saying that they will not attack the positions of the Syrian military, if the latter don't attack militants they [the U.S.] have trained."

"Frankly speaking it is very easy to make a mistake. I want to remind you that there are no Americans on Syrian soil, but they were in Afghanistan and used drones and intelligence data, still there were plenty of cases when they bombed weddings and school buses with children instead of Taliban or Al Qaeda," Lavrov said.

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