Ivan Zakharchenko. The U.S. expects the Russian Federation to use its influence in the Syrian Arab Republic for the change of power in this country, said in a broadcast on Japanese TV channel Deputy United States Secretary of state Anthony Blinken.
"Russia has great influence on the control system (Bashar al-Assad in the Syrian Arab Republic - ed.) and it would be very positive if she will be able to use this influence to push the regime to the harmonized transfer of power," said the American diplomat.
according to his statement, " the problem is that as long as Assad is in power in the Syrian Arab Republic, it is the strongest magnet attracting the ISIS (Islamic state ) in Syria."
Referring to the plans of the visit to Japan by Russian President Vladimir Putin, as reported by NHK, Lloyd expressed "concern" from the US capital, saying that " until not resolved the situation in Ukraine, With Russia it is impossible to deal with as before."
From September 30 to Russia at the request of Bashar al-Assad began to apply air strikes against the "Islamic country" in the Syrian Arab Republic. According to the Ministry of defense, Russian aviation has 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 ".
The Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad confirmed first that strikes are exactly on the terrorist armed groups, not the opposition or civilians. According to the Ambassador, the Syrian army has the exact coordinates of terrorists.