In the defense Ministry commented on reports about the execution of a Russian officer in Syria

In the Russian defense Ministry denied reports of some mass media that the terrorists supposedly captured and executed the Russian soldier, carrying out tasks on the territory of Syria, informs “Interfax”.

“All members of the Armed forces of the Russian forces in Syria are alive, healthy and perform the task of combating international terrorism in the composition of their units,” – said Tuesday the defense Ministry.

As said in the defense Ministry, “be condemned by the actions of individual media regularly reproduce information to international terrorist groups.”

Earlier some Western media reported that the terrorist group ISIL (banned in Russia) has distributed a video in which the terrorists had executed a Russian officer.