Russia responded to the US charges against Syria

the United States demonstrate the political folly, bringing charges against five employees of Russian company “Sovfracht” for the supply of aviation fuel to Syria. About it said in a statement the Department of information and press of foreign Ministry.

“Fuel, delivery of which has provided a “Sovfrakht”, was intended for units of the Russian space forces, which help fight terrorist groups on Syrian soil”, — stated in the message.

the Ministry added that such accusations, citing its own sanctions — “this is an outrageous attempt to extend U.S. domestic laws far beyond the borders of the United States”. In addition, Washington thus actually supports terrorists, according to the foreign Ministry.

“the Illegibility of the official Washington in the media, annoying desire to harm Russia instead of joining efforts in countering terrorism can be costly to the American people, not just the victim of this evil,” reads the statement.

Previously, reported, the American justice has indicted Ivan Okorokova, Ilya Loginov, Karen Stepanyan, Alexey and Lyudmila Concavo Sholkovoj. They are charged with “conspiracy to circumvent U.S. economic sanctions against Syria and the implementation of remittances to Syria in dollars without permission U.S. Treasury Department”.