The West must work together with Russia in the battle against Islamic extremism, despite the hard line towards Russia on Ukraine, said the former Prime Minister of great Britain, the special envoy of the Quartet of international mediators on the middle East (EU, UN, Russia and the USA) Tony Blair.
According to the British ex-Prime Minister, Islamic extremism, " the biggest long-term Danger, " and the West must be ready to interact in this direction with the Russian Federation and other countries, such as China and India, to resist it, reports TASS referring to the wall Street Journal." Russia remains a powerful player on the international arena), and on a range of issues, and among them the middle East, Moscow is an important part of how we make the calls, " said Blair. He believes that the Russian Federation, it is Clear, must participate in the process of finding ways of settlement in the Syrian Arab Republic. Remember, June 29, grouping IGIL announced the creation of an Islamic Caliphate in the occupied territories of Iraq and Syria, calling for jihadists from around the world to swear her allegiance. Itself the group changed its name to " Islamic state ". The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation many times drew attention to the role of Western countries in destabilizing the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and Iraq.