The U.S. needs cooperation with Russia to end the Syrian conflict, to eliminate the accumulation of the radical "Islamic state" (IG) and to resolve the crisis immigrants, threatening the stability of the European Union, said the former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Chas Freeman (Chas Freeman) in the interview to the Agency.
"The stakes are such that North America no longer have the ability afford to reject opportunities to work with Russia to eliminate the IG in the Syrian Arab Republic and Iraq, and to restore the order there, which will give the possibility to stop the flow of immigrants," said Freeman.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin, speaking on the first day of the week in the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, tried to convince the world Commonwealth to the creation of a broad international anti-terrorist coalition with the participation of the Islamic countries. Former Ambassador Freeman welcomed the move.
"Mr. Putin is right. USA will have to choose between his ideological antipathy to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the interests in the battle against Islamism and support cohesion in the European Union ", - said Freeman.
before Russia, Iran, Iraq and the Syrian Arab Republic has created a General information center in Baghdad to coordinate the battle against ISIS.
"The U.S. must now find a way to cooperate with the center," says Freeman.
review ex-Ambassador, anarchy in the Syrian Arab Republic and the growth of the IG are the consequences of the destruction of Iraqi society, which was accelerated by the invasion of US forces into the country in 2003. United States troops and their allies invaded Iraq during operation Iraqi freedom to overthrow Saddam Hussein's regime, which Washington has been accused of having links to international terrorist organisations and possession of chemical weapons of mass destruction (which was refuted in the future).
The presidents of Russia and the United States conducted the first day of the week on the evening of the 1st for the last 2 years bilateral meeting, during which discussed the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic and Ukraine. The conversation, which took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in new York, lasted an hour and a half instead of the planned 50 minutes. Protracted dialogue did not produce a breakthrough in solving regional issues, but fixed the restore dialogue at the highest level.