Before leaving for the talks on the situation in Syria in Vienna, the head of the state Department of the United States, John Kerry spoke at the us Institute of peace in Washington.
He told 3 the objectives pursued by the American side, while in the middle East is the destruction of the terrorist group "Islamic state", the cessation of the civil war in Syria and the support of allies of the United States from other States.
Speaking at the us Institute of peace in Washington, the United States Secretary of state John Kerry has called the terrorist group "Islamic state" (the organization was prohibited on the ground of the Russian Federation the decision of the Supreme court) the biggest extremist threat to the world. He expressed belief that operating in Syria, the militants can be defeated.
When this may be, he believes, through the efforts of the United States. In total, the U.S. side, said John Kerry, in Syria pursues 3 main objectives. It is a victory over the "Islamic state", the end of the civil war in Syria with the help of American allies in the middle East.
"United States President Barack Obama has set our country 3 interlinked goals. We'll start with "Dis" (Arabic name of the Islamic state. - Approx. ed.). Approximately 14 months ago, the President specifically said that the US is going to win and destroy this terrorist company", - TASS quoted the head of the state Department of the United States.
"2nd. We will intensify our diplomatic effort, that, in the end, to put an end to the civil war in Syria. Third, we intend to support our buddies in the region and to ensure that instability developed by the Syrian crisis, hasn't spread beyond its own borders," - said John Kerry.
The head of the American foreign policy Department has added that progress on 1 of these directions will allow you to automatically succeed in other. Note that while experts are not in a hurry to call the American effort against terrorists from the Islamic state successful.
Immediately after his speech in Washington, John Kerry went on a regular round of multilateral talks on Syria to be held in Vienna. Experts attribute the possibility of solving the Syrian crisis directly from consolidated international efforts aimed at the development of the political process in the country. Namely, it is often said, Russia.
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