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Officer's killing by ISIL blamed on "two-faced policy" while report on Russian air strike on US-backed force is denied.
Asapov has been described as one of the senior Russian military advisers working on the ground in Syria.
Russian Federation has denied carrying out an airstrike that a US -backed Syrian force said killed one of its fighters.
US -backed forces in eastern Syria say Russian Federation bombed their positions on Monday in a major natural gas field they recently captured from Islamic State militants.
Army Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the anti-Islamic State coalition Operation Inherent Resolve, told Military Times that the SDF hasn't reported any casualties to the coalition and has only noted the presence of indirect fire.
"We strongly condemn the aggressive attacks of the Russian forces and their allies on ground, which only serve terrorism and harm the war on terror", the statement said.
A Kurdish fighter of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, walks through the village of Sabah al-Khayr on the northern outskirts of Deir Ezzor as they advance to encircle the ISIS terrorist group's bastion of Raqa on February 21, 2017.
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"We also extend that courtesy to Russian and Syrian regime forces who are in the same battlespace to defeat our common enemy, ISIS".
"Photos published by The pro-militant "Deir Ezzor 24 News". of the Conoco Gas Factory on Saturday; show the facility's infrastructure still intact, with little to no damage done to it".
Though they have a common enemy in IS, the SDF and Assad's forces disagree on key areas and are backed by rival worldwide powers.
The ministry said Asapov died at a command station manned by Syrian troops, assisting commanders in the liberation of the city. Both fields are located in Deir ez-Zor.
Russian and USA battles against Islamic State in Syria have mostly stayed out of each other's way, with the Euphrates often acting as a dividing line.
Citing Iranian state TV, the AP said that the strike destroyed ISIS bases and vehicles on the southern and eastern edges of Deir Ezzor, near the border with Iraq.
"We will not stand by with our arms crossed and we will use our legitimate right to self-defense".
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