The strikes were reportedly carried out against facilities used by groups affiliated with the Guardians of the Iranian revolution.
The US military said on Tuesday it had carried out strikes in Deir al-Zor, Syria, against facilities used by groups affiliated with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, without specifying whether the attack resulted in casualties.
This operation comes even as the United States plans to respond to a text proposed by the European Union with the aim of reviving the 2015 agreement on the Iranian nuclear.
The U.S. Army's Central Command said in a statement that such offensives were intended to protect U.S. troops from attacks by Iranian-backed groups.
He cited as an example an incident on August 15 which, according to Reuters information, involved a drone being launched at a US-led coalition building also housing ISIS fighters. #x27;syrian opposition supported by Washington. No injuries were reported.
The president issued the directives for the strikes, US military spokesman Joe Buccino said.< /p>
In its statement, Central Command described the strikes as proportionate and intended to limit the risk of escalation and minimize the risk of casualties.
This is not the first time that the United States has carried out air raids in Syria or Iraq against groups allied with Iran. In June 2021, they struck an operations center and an ammunition depot at two separate locations in Syria.