In opinion of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the current chaos in the middle East clearly guilty USA – Washington set fire to the wick of the invasion of Iraq, – and in the opposite States from Putin gave an honest response to the Syrian crisis, according to the Western media.
review of leading canadian newspaper the National Post (translation provided by the Centre relevant policies), Vladimir Putin bluntly presenting its case in the Syrian crisis through the beginning of the attacks of Russian fighters.
"in view of Putin, ISIS – great Danger. He fears that she will be able to move to the Russian Federation, where Federal troops fought a fierce war with Chechen separatists. If Assad must survive in order to prevent this, so be it ", – says the magazine." You are certainly not obliged to like Putin. You have the opportunity and the duty to regret actions in Georgia, Crimea and Ukraine. But If salvation Assad – this is what we need to defeat ISIL, despite millions of immigrants, tens of thousands of deaths and the majority of the years of terror and destruction, Putin knows the response to this question. Maybe USA will also find a private ", – says the magazine. On Wednesday, the Federation Council after an appeal of President Vladimir Putin unanimously voted for the use of military power of Russia abroad. As explained by the head of the Russian presidential administration Sergei Ivanov, the resolution of the Federation Council to use Russian armed forces abroad does not violate international law, because the head of the Syrian Arab Republic Bashar al-Assad has addressed to Moscow with the corresponding request. Ivanov said that the decision to use armed forces abroad for protection of national interests of Russia and does not meet any ambition. From its part the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the main objective of involving the Russian air force in the Syrian Arab Republic – the fight against crime and support in these efforts, legal authorities of the country. On the same day the aircraft of the Russian Air and space forces of Russia at the request of the President of the Syrian Republic Assad began conducting air operations with the application of point strikes on the positions of the terrorist group " Islamic state ".