Previous defense bills have been silent on the issue, and it's always been USA policy not to give MANPADs to rebels at all for fear of them falling into terrorists' hands.
"It's very clear. We have confirmed evidence, with pictures, photos and videos", he said.
Russia said on Tuesday that a USA decision to ease some restrictions on arming Syrian rebels had opened the way for deliveries of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a move it said would directly threaten Russian forces in Syria. Erdogan has strongly criticized the Obama administration for supporting the YPG in the past, describing it as support for terrorists.
Perhaps not coincidentally, it comes on the same day Russian warplanes reportedly provided direct support for Turkish-supported forces in Syria for the first time, and Russia denounced new USA rules for supporting Syrian rebel forces as a "hostile" act that could jeopardize the lives of Russian pilots.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said "Al-Bab is nearly finished" almost a month after the offensive began to retake the city, which lies 100 miles west of Islamic State's so-called capital of Raqqa, Syria, AFP reported. "This US decision directly threatens the aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces, other Russian military personnel and the Russian Embassy in Syria, which has been shelled a few times".
"We, therefore, view the step as a hostile act", Zakharova continued.
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Zahkarova went so far as to accuse President Obama of trying to sabotage the incoming administration of his successor, President-elect Donald Trump, by stirring up trouble in Syria.
It said the ministers highlighted the necessity for agreement as soon as possible on "practical parameters for putting an end to combat operations, separating moderate opposition from terrorist groups, and preparing the meeting in Astana by invitation of the leadership of Kazakistan to launch a political solution in line with UN Security Council resolution 2254", the December 2015 resolution on a roadmap for peace in Syria.(ANSAmed).
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia, Turkey and Iran had agreed on an earlier suggestion to bring together representatives of the Syrian regime and opposition in Kazakhstan.
Taken together, the comments from Erdogan and Russian Federation suggest a deepening relationship between Ankara and Moscow, with a deliberate effort to snub Washington and reinforce Russia's narrative of the Syrian civil war.
Russian Federation and Iran have been supporting the legitimate Syrian government headed by President Bashar Assad while the western countries as well as Saudi Arabia are backing the so-called moderate opposition and demand resignation of Assad.