Peskov was asked to assess the incident and its possible negative impact on Russian-American cooperation to prevent conflicts in Syria.

“There was a telephone conversation on the line of the chiefs of general staffs,” the Kremlin spokesman TASS quoted as saying.

Earlier, the National Security Council at the White House said that Russian troops violated bilateral agreements on the prevention of conflicts in Syria, as a result of which American soldiers were injured.

It was alleged that on the morning of August 25, in the area of ​​Derik in northeastern Syria, "a Russian car crashed into a coalition armored vehicle."

On August 26, the head of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov had a telephone conversation with his American counterpart Mark Milli.