The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed gratitude to the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania for refusing to join the coalition to fight "Islamic state" (IG), which includes Russia.
"Thanks to the President of Lithuania Dalia grybauskait?, the President of Estonia Toomas Ilves and President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis for the continued support and solidarity with Ukraine," ? reported in the message Poroshenko in Facebook." in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are well aware of the nature and goals of Russian policy and for this reason is well aware that the democratic world is obligated to take a cautious approach to cooperation with Russia in Syria. For the purpose of this policy ? to divert the attention of the international brotherhood from continuing Russian aggression against Ukraine ", - has told Poroshenko. On 30 September, 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 is positions. On 5 and 6 October missile ships of the Caspian fleet fired 26 rockets with wings sea accommodation in eleven goals in the Syrian Arab Republic, all targets successfully struck.