Assad said about the possible use of Russian-American cooperation in Syria

Bashar Al-Assad

The interaction between Washington and Moscow could play a positive role around the world, including Syria. This was stated by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in interview to the Belgian journalists, transfers Reuters.

“It is too early to judge this case involves cooperation between Russia and the USA”, — he added.

Commenting on the Syrian authorities to the new us administration, Assad said that Damascus is aware of the statements of the US President Donald trump on a primary mission to combat terrorism. “I believe it is the desire of reassuring, that’s what we’ve asked for the last six years, but it is too early to draw any conclusions,” — concluded the head of state.

On 5 February the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that the position of the new US President Donald trump gives hope for positive developments in bilateral relations between Moscow and Washington. The Minister noted that the deterioration of relations between the countries observed in recent years, was caused by the previous us administration.

The opposition of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and rebels seeking his overthrow, has been running since 2011. The conflict escalated into full-scale civil war, which strengthened the terrorist organization, including banned in Russia as extremist grouping “Islamic state”.