UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – Western political observers report regular flights of US spy planes over areas in Syria where Russian military bases are located.
Citing Western sources, Russian media reported that American reconnaissance aircraft flew over areas of the eastern Mediterranean for a few hours, and approached Tartus naval base and airbase. of Hmeimim on the Syrian coasts.
According to the news site YJC (Young Journalists Club, affiliated with IRIB) reporting the news, the theft of an American Air Force EP-3E Aries II electronic reconnaissance aircraft, known for its vast radius of action near the borders of Syria has been recorded by radar systems. This flight followed that of a US RQ-4B Global Hawk reconnaissance drone that had lasted several hours.
Political observers say that a US RQ-4B Global Hawk had made its first reconnaissance flight near Syria before launching, on the night of April 13 to 14, the strikes of the Franco-American-British trio. Since then, this American reconnaissance drone approached Syrian borders regularly, the same sources add.