According to a statement made by the U.S. Africa Command, Russia was probably involved into the shooting down of American unmanned aerial vehicle which disappeared in close vicinity to Tripoly.

Colonel Christopher Karns, AFRICOM spokesperson Air Force claimed that, in accordance with the results of The U.S. investigation, Russian military could possible exploit their air defence systems on Nov. 21, when American unmanned aircraft disappeared.

At the same time, Russian entities rejected their involvement in a drone incident.