Syria has not forwarded a protection request in line with the UN Charter's article to a U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) group, but Russia has received such a request from Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.
Moscow is concerned by such a situation regarding the coalition's activities, he said.
This article "applies exclusively to situations in which a specific state asks to be protected," the Russian minister said.
"The Syrian government has not sent such a request to the coalition, but Russia has received such a request," Lavrov said.
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