U.S. ready to discuss political and military cooperation with Russia to confrontation " Islamic state ", said the Minister of defense Ashton Carter at a press conference in the U.S. capital with the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak.
"We will discuss with the Russian political and military direction. It is important that it was parallel to, said Carter.- The pursuit of the target to eliminate ISIS without political power in the Syrian Arab Republic will help recharge extremists ". According to his statement, "both of these options must be pursued in parallel, "reports RIA" Novosti " He said that a couple countries have the ability to match desires in the Syrian Arab Republic." maybe, but until it is not Clear that such a coincidence can exist in the Syrian Arab Republic. It seems that there the USA and Russia share a common desire – final defeat ISIS and the political transformation after the regime of (Syrian President Bashar) Assad, which will preserve and restore the country ", - has said He." one way or another the US believe that these 2 interests should be adhered in parallel, and We are ready to work with Russia on an ongoing basis, " – Carter said.
"The ongoing discussions on the Syrian Arab Republic is in any case do not detract from our condemnation of Russian actions in Ukraine and will not change our punishment and support of the Security forces (of Ukraine) in response to destabilizing actions," said Carter. While on Thursday, the state Department said that Washington supports Russia Submitted the draft statement the head of the UN's security Council resolution on Syrian Arab Republic. The Ministry of foreign Affairs stated that North America will block the offer of Russia to include the accumulation of the terrorist "Islamic state" in the sanctions list of the UN security Council resolution in the form of an independent person involved. Last week head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov said that the International coalition in the battle with grouping "Islamic state" (IG) is built on incorrect principles, its methods are in conflict with international law. Before that, the foreign Ministry said that the achievements of the U.S.-led international coalition to battle ISIS look " very modest ", and tried to convince them to consolidate their efforts in the battle against ISIS. At the same time, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that without the participation of Syrian authorities in a battle with a terrorist group "Islamic state" terrorists of this state not to expel.