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State Department spoke about oil production in US-controlled Syrian zones

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Thursday, 07 November, 2019, 14:10
State Department spoke about oil production in US-controlled Syrian zones

“Oil is produced by local authorities for the benefit of local communities,” RIA Novosti quotes a senior state department official.He added that the agency has no instructions from the US administration about oil fields.Earlier, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin said that Russia would not interact with the United States on the issue of Syrian oil.On November 6, media reported that US President Donald Trump approved an expanded military mission to protect oil fields in eastern Syria.