Russia urges western powers to focus on fight against Al-Qaeda, ISILPublished 2017-04-21
(TASS) Russia calls on the Western countries that have their military in Syria to focus on the fight against terroris...
(TASS) Russia calls on the Western countries that have their military in Syria to focus on the fight against terrorists, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday. “There is a special ops unit of some Western countries there and Turkey’s armed forces in Syria, and certainly the US-led coalition,” Lavrov said. “If these forces are used to combat terrorism, the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra (terrorist groups, outlawed in Russia), I think the result could be achieved rather quickly and be positive,” he said. “Let us not forget about the political process. We are actively promoting the need to begin work on the constitution at an early date,” he said. “You mentioned the so-called High Negotiations Committee. They do not want to do that.” “There is hard work to be done, but those who directly influence the High Negotiations Committee and provide financial assistance to it, should understand that if they continue to be led by the opposition members whose position is destructive, it will do them no credit,” the Russian top diplomat stressed... Read more (2 min reading time!)
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