Assad's forces, backed by russia and iran, say they are targeting terrorist groups shelling the capital the head of russia's military general staff and chairman of the us joint chiefs of staff spoke by phone on tuesday and discussed the situation in syria, the pentagon and russian defense ministry said. As the russian military explained, the terrorists and militants plan to blame the fake attack on syrian government forces the situation is quite tense due to a recent wall street journal report, which said that the us defense department might be considering the idea of striking russian or iranian military forces supporting the syrian. Who's fighting who in syria subscribe russia claims it shares the international community's desire to fight terrorists russian foreign a syrian military officer points out a nearby.
Though the russian military has established a long-term military presence along and off syria's coast, it has only condemned us attacks on pro-syrian government forces and sites and appealed for. Russian airstrikes in syria do not go beyond terrorist groups recognized by the un security council or russian law, foreign minister sergey lavrov says. Following thursday's report that russia had recently informed the us of planned military operations against terrorist groups on the syria-jordan border, a company of us marines conducted a live. Assad told the mail on sunday that western nations have lied about chemical attacks in syria and supported terrorist groups there, while russia military support syria to fight those.
However, trump grudgingly accepted the arguments put forward, notably by mattis, at a national security council meeting on syria on the same day, that a premature withdrawal of forces would jeopardize the gains in the anti-isis fight although the white house statement about the meeting declared that the military mission to eradicate isis in. Such companies can be ranked together with terrorist groups private military companies as licensed tool of terror russian federation russian invasion. Armed groups qualified as 'moderate' are closely coordinating their activities with terrorist groups the free syrian army (fsa) is the mainstream rebel movement affiliated to the us-recognized syrian national coalition which the administration wants to train and equip to fight isis jihadists in syria. The main mission of the russian military in syria has been completed, and now the commander of the operation will be engaged in security in the black sea region, the fight against the terrorist. The russian military intervention in the syrian civil in their fight against terrorist groups these terrorist groups, but added that russia is not.
The weapon-free zone will be formed between the assad regime forces and opposition groups, while russia will guarantee that there will be no intervention targeting idlib to fight terrorism in. Once the flow of us intelligence began, germany, israel and russia started passing on information about the whereabouts and intent of radical jihadist groups to the syrian army in return, syria provided information about its own capabilities and intentions. Moscow cited the battlefield successes of the nusra front to justify its military incursion into syria as a campaign to fight terrorism — even if its primary goal was to shore up mr assad's. 9 december 2016 alexandr dugin: why we fight in syria the russian philosopher and geopolitical expert prof alexandr dugin explains why russia supports the syrian arab army in its fight against terrorist gangs.
Un peacekeepers have returned for the first time in years to the frontier between syria and the israeli-occupied golan heights and are conducting joint patrols there with russian military police, t. Us secretary of state john kerry said the united states was prepared to welcome russian military action in syria - but only as long as it was directed against is and al qaeda-linked groups. Lavrov did emphasize that sco countries also maintain military cooperation and prioritized global security, including the fight against isis and other designated terrorist groups.
On august 1, ambassador qi qianjin told the syrian pro-regime news outlet al-watan that china's military is willing to participate in some way alongside the syrian army that's fighting the. Tensions between russia and turkey reach new peak tension between russia and turkey has reached a new peak as the two countries step up military action in syria in we fight against. Vladimir putin speaks during a personal send-off for members of the russian olympic team at the kremlin in moscow, russia, july 27, 2016 with russia to fight the terrorist with russia to. Trump tweeted his warning to syria, as well as its allied russian and iranian forces, to not launch a military offensive to retake control of the northwest province of idlib the area is the last remaining stronghold of illegally armed militant groups in syria.