Washington, December 7. Pentagon spokesman Dana white said that the Agency disagreed with the statement of Russia on the defeat of the terrorist group "Islamic state" (IG banned in Russia) in Syria.
"the War with ISIS is not stopped. And it did not end in Syria," said white.
She also added that the ongoing military operation in Syria objectives of the international coalition under US leadership change. According to her, the coalition will be to prevent the return of militants in the liberated territories.
Previously head of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff of armed forces Colonel-General Sergey rudskoy said "the final stage of the defeat of the IG in Syria," which "was accompanied by an unprecedented scale and combat stress using aircraft of Russian air force".
Later the President of Russia Vladimir Putin declared about the complete defeat of Islamic state terrorists on both banks of the Euphrates in Syria.
The head of state noted that separate pockets of resistance of the terrorists may still remain.
it is Worth noting that the coalition of the United States began military actions in Syria against Islamic state terrorists in September 2014. By September 2015, "Islamic state" not only suffered heavy losses, but were able to take control of more than 70% of Syrian territory..