Trump reported a «fierce battle» between Russians and Americans in Syria

A few weeks ago in Syria, occurred a violent clash between American and Russian military, said the US President at a press conference in Florida after negotiations with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.

«We had a very very hard fight in Syria recently, about a month ago, between our troops and the Russian troops, and it’s very sad,’ said Donald trump. — A lot of people died then».

Recall that in late February, several media outlets reported that clashes between the military in Syria has killed «hundreds of Russians.» Then the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova called the reports «disinformation».

The Russian foreign Ministry said that Syria actually killed several citizens of Russia, but it was not soldiers and «volunteers».

At a press conference in Florida, the U.S. leader added that what he was doing in relation to Russia, according to the media, it is «not hard enough». «But Russia can confirm that no one was against it tighter than Donald trump,» said the President, at the same time, stressing: «it Will be very good if we will establish relations with Russia, China… If we are in agreement with other countries as well.»