The Pentagon is going to the end of this week to start execution of the program of military training to the Syrian opposition.
As informs CNN referring to the military Ministry of defense of the United States, the training that will take place on the ground Turkey and Jordan, are designed to lead to military actions against the group "Islamic state" (IG).
1st 400 military instructors in the United States have already arrived in the country. Only for training signed up about 3 million people. Now 400 opposition members have passed an audit for compliance with safety requirements. After final approval, they will be trained to provide medical support, combat tactics, also will teach them with firearms and radios.
As transfers TV channel, the intention is to return to his native city, they were able to confront ISIS. Anonymous sources at the Pentagon admit that some of the fighters can apply the acquired knowledge against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. However, as stressed by the military, it is not classified for the purpose of training.
As expected, Washington will provide trained troops, guns, trucks, and radios. With all this, the U.S. military reported that now the decision is relatively whether the United States will the United States defend returning to their homeland opposition from ISIS or the Assad regime, for example, by the method of air strikes".
The President of the National coalition of opposition forces, Khaled Khoja (Khaled Khoja), moreover, declared that Washington's support to opponents of the Assad regime "is available in very small sizes and extremely slowly." "We have the opportunity and ability to fight against terrorism and the ruling regime in Syria. But we need to train more fighters from the group "Free Syrian army" (FSA), and it must be done even faster," he said.
The Islamic state is a terrorist group that seized in 2014 part of Syria and Iraq, after the regimes of these countries were weakened by internal incidents. According to reliable information the CIA, on the side of the IG fight 30 thousand fighters.
In early August 2014, the United States led international coalition began a military operation against IG. For the 1st 8 months of operation, according to reliable information the Pentagon, the group has lost in Iraq to control territory ranging from 13 to 17 thousand square km With all this, its position in Syria has not actually changed.
Russia's Supreme court recognized the "Islamic state" terrorist organization, its activities in Russia is prohibited.
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