Russia believes Syria army the only force that can confront the terrorist group " Islamic state ", for this reason, And assists Damascus, said the press Secretary of the head of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov.
"a lot of times With the Russian side stressed that perfect Clear of the Dangers posed by the ISIS, which comes from, say, from the permanent expansion of the territory affected, the territory, which is controlled by ISIL. And, of course, the only force that can resist this promotion, it is equipped with weapons forces of Syria. And any other organized forces capable there is simply no " – Peskov said." And for this reason, naturally, Russia sees the task to assist the Syrian authorities in the fight With this dangerous phenomenon, such as the so-called " Islamic state ", – quoted him as saying RIA " Novosti "." Here's what happens. About this stated the head, And the head of the foreign Ministry, that is, this explains Russia's attempts to provide the necessary assistance. And in Vladivostok, if you remember, regarding the possibility of Russia's participation in any combat operations, Putin also said it does not make sense to simply repeat",-has added a press-the Secretary of the President. Moscow in recent months, consistently promote the idea of connecting the Syrian military power to the anti-terrorist coalition, which includes the States of the region And the Western powers. In this context, Russia considers military aid to Damascus as necessary to counter the terrorist threat.
at the same time, the mass media of America citing sources in the U.S. capital reported that in the past few days in Syria as if he had arrived a small group of Russian Marines, two Russian landing ships And more aircraft. On Wednesday the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the Russian Federation has never made any secret of military-technical cooperation With Syria. Sent by Russia to the Syrian army's weapons are designed to counter the terrorist threat, said Zakharova. Peskov also said that Putin in his own representation at the UN General Assembly likely will affect the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic And the battle against the group " Islamic state "." It is clear that in most of the speeches From the rostrum of the UN General Assembly will be facing quite a lot of attention to the Syrian Affairs And the problem of ISIL, AND can likely predict that the Russian President Putin, too, will focus on the current problem. With the big share of probability it is possible to predict " – Peskov said. In mid-August, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov confirmed the plans of President Vladimir Putin to participate in the UN General Assembly. On August 26, the Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said that in the framework of the UN General Assembly can be a meeting "Norman Quartet" in Ukraine.