Natalia Shmakov. To resolve the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic airstrikes not enough, you need a plan for a political transition that would lead to the resignation of President Bashar al-Assad, and Russia has the ability to be very useful For this, says the Minister for foreign Affairs of Italy Paolo Gentiloni.
"(The settlement of the situation in - ed.) Syria is not enough a few strikes. Need a plan for a political transition that would lead to Assad's removal without leaving a void of power that now have the opportunity to take the terrorists. So, Russia's participation has the ability to be very useful For the political transition. But of course not With the bombing on controversial goals, " Gentiloni said in a statement released on the first day of the week an interview with the Italian newspaper La Stampa.
According to the head of the foreign Ministry, currently the most say about the transition, But it would be good to focus on " limited purposes, humanitarian corridors, non-use of cluster bombs ", and requests the special envoy of the UN on the Syrian Arab Republic Stephen de Mistura to have a dialogue With Assad, and with those With whom he fights.
Answering the question about whether at the end of the transitional period certain " exchange ", which consists, for example, in mitigating the West's position on the issue of Ukraine in case if Putin will leave " Assad adrift ", Gentiloni said: "America has a very clear understanding that no exchange of this kind impossible."
From September 30 to Russia at the request of the President of the Syrian Republic Assad began to apply air strikes against the "Islamic country" within the RAA. According to the Russian defense Ministry, Russian aircraft have already greatly disrupted the system of management and logistics of terrorists and have caused harm to the infrastructure for the training of suicide bombers.
Targets are chosen on the basis of reconnaissance data from Russia and Syria, including aerial reconnaissance. At the written request of the Russian Ministry of defense, the use of multipurpose su-34 gives an opportunity to strike ISIS throughout Syria and With " absolute precision ".