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On September 17, 2016, the US-led Coalition launched a brutal sneak attack with slaughtered some 80 plus Syrian soldiers on the ground near the city of Deir Ezzor, Syria. In one of the biggest diplomatic failures of all-time, a cowardly US US Secretary of State John Kerry gave no explain as to the senseless slaughter by US and Australian aircraft. As it turns out, the US strike helped ISIS advance against the Syrian Army and hold territory for the next 12 months, until the terrorist cohort was finally dislodged by Syria and Russia last week. "Straight after the coalition's strikes, IS militants launched an offensive," said the statement, adding that "fierce fighting against the terrorists" ensued nearby.

"If these strikes were due to an error in the target coordinates, that would be a direct consequence of the US refusal to coordinate with Russia its fight against the terrorist groups in Syria," said the Russian military at the time.