“We know about the conduct of the bombing with the help of cruise missiles. Russia notified us of this through the center of military operations in Qatar. This was done in accordance with the protocol we adopted in October, ”Toner told reporters.
“The International Coalition knew about the strike. We were not surprised by these actions, ”the State Department representative added.
The Americans themselves, in his words, “are very cautious about bombing to avoid civilian casualties.”
“And we urge Russians to do the same,” he said.