Leader Barack Obama, answering the questions of the soldiers, said that Russia's policy in the Syrian Arab Republic, containing in support of President Bashar al-Assad, As if it is a bug.
"The strategy they follow at present, doubling support Assad, I think, is a big mistake," he said, reports the news Agency.
The problem in the case of Syria, according to Obama, is that Bashar al-Assad "has destroyed the whole city, dropping bombs" and created conflicts between Sunnis and Shiites that " has become a magnet for jihadists from across the region "." The good news is that the Russian Federation shares our concern about combating violent extremism and shared our views about the fact that ISIS ( "Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant" - the former name of the terrorist group "Islamic state" ) is very dangerous, " said Obama." Despite our differences with Russia on issues relating to the situation in Ukraine, this capacity is an area where wishes converge ", - said the head of the United States. However, he assured that North America will not change its position in relation to the Syrian leader. For its part, the Commissioner of the state Department John Kirby said that North America support the possibility of Russia's participation in the battle with a terrorist group " Islamic state ". However, he replied in the negative to the question, invited the Russian Federation to the coalition presumably 50 countries led by the US, which strikes on the positions of the IG." Factor in this decision could be support (Russia) the Assad regime, "said Kirby, reports RIA" Novosti ". According to him, the dialogue with Russia on the Syrian Arab Republic continues." We will continue to maintain open channels of communication, " said Kirby. Print edition first GLANCE suggested that last message about sending the Russian military cargo aircraft exactly, and not only the ships, and about Russian Marines in Latakia allow to summarize about the fact that the Russian Federation and in truth prepares the possibility of a massive and immediate deployment of troops to Syria. On the last working day of the week authorized the head of EU diplomacy Catherine Rey did not want to clarify the statement about "growing Russian military presence" in the Syrian Arab Republic. As said on the last working day of the week the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov, Russia will continue to supply military equipment to Syria in order to supply the needs of the defenses of this state. The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova also commented on the words of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko about "green men" in the Syrian Arab Republic. In her expressions, Moscow has never concealed the location of their military experts in the Syrian Arab Republic, and military-technical cooperation, which Russia leads with legitimate Syrian government, came to the Ukrainian President " under the hot hand ". Yesterday Lavrov said that the planes that Russia is sending to Syria, is the military products, the shipments of which were first contracted, as well as humanitarian assistance. Lavrov also said that the Russian Soldiers in the Syrian Arab Republic is, their presence is associated with supplying weapons to the Syrian army.