Our Syria strikes out of Iran do not violate U.N. resolution 2231: Russia

August 17, 2016 8:37 AM

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Our Syria strikes out of Iran do not violate U.N. resolution 2231: Russia

MOSCOW Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday there were no grounds to suggest Russia's decision to fly Syria bombing missions out of Iran violated U.N. Security Council resolution 2231.

Lavrov said Russian aircraft had been flying out of Iran as a part of the Kremlin's anti-terrorist operation. No aircraft or supplies had been transferred to Tehran, he said.

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