Russian President Vladimir Putin and security Council members on Friday, may 19, discussed the latest developments in the Syrian Arab Republic, including the impact of the US-led coalition militias who are on the side of the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

The President and members of the security Council noted that the us attack on the positions of Pro-government forces is illegal, such actions only exacerbate the conflict within Syria, according to “Russian conversation”, citing a statement by the press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov.

In particular, the impact of the coalition complicates the process of starting zones to reduce tensions in Syria, the formation of which was agreed by the participants of the next round of international talks in Astana on settling the Syrian crisis.

Meanwhile, the us defense Department said that attacked Western aviation units were under the command of Iran .

The Pentagon said that the decision to strike was taken after the loyal Assad forces carried out maneuvers are offensive towards coalition troops.

Previously, “Russian Dialogue,” published the reaction of the Russian foreign Ministry on new U.S. strike in Syria.